Monthly Archive: December 2019


Wartime seizure of UN workers and an abduction that never happened

By Shamindra Ferdinando   War winning President Mahinda Rajapaksa (Nov 2005-January 2015) addressed editors of national newspapers and senior representatives of the electronic media at Temple Trees. Formal meetings with the media began in his second term, beginning 2010. President Rajapaksa was always flanked by several ministers and in some...