July 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has thwarted another attempt to illegally migrate to Australia Saturday morning when they arrested 47 persons in Negombo.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Tamil political parties are a strange lot. The plight of Tamils in Sri Lanka seems to stir them more than the plight of Tamils in Tamil Nadu or the rest of India. This July, they found enough pretexts to ‘show concern’ for their Tamil brethren in Sri Lanka.
Anyone keen to know and understand the dynamics of Sri Lanka’s conflict will need to also realize that the cries of discrimination by the Sinhalese was an orchestrated plan to keep hidden from the world the fact that Tamils were and wanted to continue to remain divided by caste and class so that only a handful of Tamils would between themselves enjoy education, social and political development.
July 26, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has prepared a National Action Plan to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC).
Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers Wednesday has approved the National Action Plan submitted by the President Mahinda Rajapaksa and appointed a Task Force headed by the Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga to monitor the implementation of the recommendations of the LLRC.