Yearly Archive: 2020


The hidden racism and naming of roads in Sri Lanka

By Saroj Jayasinghe A single incident in the US which was captured on a mobile phone by a teenager has triggered waves of protests against racism, globally. This has included bringing down of monuments that represented racists or slave owners in the UK and USA. Well-known names of such racists...


Obscene attack by Muslim professor on President

By H. L. D. Mahindapala   Imagine for a moment Gunadasa Ameresekera, last of our novelist in the great tradition, writing a tirade against the Muslims, giving it the title “F*** you, Mr. Rauf Hakeem”. Imagine it being published in a leading Sinhala newspaper. Can you imagine the reaction? The...