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Myanmar Crisis – Parallels with Sri Lanka

By  Shenali D Waduge We are not surprised to hear about the crisis in Myanmar. When the US declared its pivot to Asia, we knew that a problem or problems would suddenly erupt in Asian countries. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, Myanmar has become a victim. The foot soldiers are the...


Govt. has accepted ICJ’s jurisdiction over Sri Lanka

by SANJA DE SILVA JAYATILLEKA   At the on-going September 2017 sessions of the UN Human Rights Council, the UK has written to the President of the Council to assert that a long standing dispute it has with the Mauritius cannot be referred to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)...


Unbecoming of a Field Marshal – GSLF

The Global Sri Lanka Forum (GSLF) has flayed Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka for his allegations against former Army Commander General Jagath Jayasuriya. The following is the full text of the statement issued by Ranjith Soysa on behalf of the GSLF: “The statement of the Minister Sarath Fonseka...