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War crimes…part 6 for UNHRC

By Kamalika Pieris The Sri Lanka armed forces strenuously deny that they committed ‘war crimes’. Retd. Major General Lalin Fernando said firmly that the army did not have heavy artillery (175 mm guns and above) or cluster munitions as alleged. The  Army also denied accusations by two Catholic bishops,    Rayappu...


The Makers Of Sri Lankan History

By H.L.D Mahindapala When the Buddha asked the Yakkahas a place to sit “(T)he yakkhas thus answered the Blessed One: “We all, O Lord, give you even the whole of our island. Give us release from our fear” – Mahavamsa – 1: 27-29. The pioneering Indo-Aryan settlers, who came to...