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UNHRC Resolution 40/1 and International Law

By Neville Ladduwahetty During the recent committee state debates in Parliament on the financial vote of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, exception was taken by MP M. A. Sumanthiran for the decision the by the government to withdraw from co-sponsorship of Resolution 30/1 via 40/1, and went on to warn...


Pursuing political agendas at the expense of national security

By Shamindra Ferdinando Yahapalana President Maithripala Sirisena recently contradicted former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando as regards the latter’s statements before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (P CoI) probing 2019 April 21 Easter Sunday attacks. It was, in fact, Sirisena who appointed the P CoI several weeks before the end of...


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...