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Rohingya Youths appeals for justice and fair play in Burma.

“Free all political prisoners and the Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, also all the other leaders of the National League for Democracy,” appeals the Rohingya Youths and they have urged to stop forthwith the ethnic cleansing and genocidal actions against the Rohingyas in Arakan and to treat them as human beings and people with self respect and honor.Post your opinion

Mokokchung District JD (U) joins BJP en bloc

By Oken Jeet Sandham - Asian Tribune

The JD (U) in Nagaland suffered a major setback following its Mokokchung Unit resigning en bloc from it and joining the BJP at a grand function held here at Town Hall on Friday.

Pak authorities nab Taliban's official

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani authorities have arrested a Taliban official and a spokesman of the militia, media reports said Saturday.

Neville Jayaweera puts on a bogus accent to whitewash the LTTE on BBC

Former Government Agent of Jaffna, Neville Jayaweera, looking more like an oily chettiar (a money-lending shark), came on BBC last night to white-wash the LTTE. He theorized that the LTTE is too clever to strike at this time. Described by the BBC as the ‘former Mayor of Jaffna’ he denied that the LTTE was behind the killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the Foreign Minister on last Friday.

Rejoicing over the Killing: Vulgarity of the Tamils in Australia exposed

Our Sydney correspondent - Asian Tribune

Supporters of LTTE in Sydney are rejoicing over the killing of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar. A private Sydney Tamil radio station Inbathamil Oli broke the news of the Sri Lankan Minister’s death during its morning broadcast on Saturday and soon listeners came on the air thanking the announcer for giving the good news. Sona Prince, a female announcer of the radio station came on the air waves and said she wanted to give sweets to the announcer who broke the news of Mr Kadirgamar’s death. Post your opinion

Indian PM speaks to Chandrika Kumaratunga on phone

From M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh telephoned Chandrika Kumaratunga in Colombo to convey New Delhi’s concern over the assassination of Kadiragamar.

“Allocation of money is not our problem” .......

[b]“Allocation of money is not our problem”– Niranjan Deva Adithya MEP[/b]

Sunil C.

Rohingya Youths appeals for justice and fair play in Burma.

[b]Rohingya Youths appeals for justice and fair play in Burma.[/b]

“Free all political prisoners and the Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, also all the other leaders of the National League for Democracy,” appeals the Rohingya Youths and they have urged to stop forthwith the ethnic cleansing and genocidal actions against the Rohingyas in Arakan and to treat them as human beings and peop

Sethusamudram - Can it remain safe and stable .......

[b]Sethusamudram - Can it remain safe and stable in its present form?[/b]

[b]Interview with Prof G Victor Rajamanickam[/b]

Prof.G Victor Rajamanickam is one of the India's eminent coastal geo-morphologists and minerologists. And he is an authority in the studies of Tamil Nadu's coastal geomorphology.

Are the Tamils barbarians?

[b]Are the Tamils barbarians?[/b]

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

When the Tamil website, Thenee.com (Honeybee), raised the question: “Are the Tamils barbarians?” ( August 8, 2005) it can be viewed as a dagger pointed at the very heart of the Tamil community. Last week’s killings of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the greatest Tamil since Sir.

Behind the iron curtain in Vanni

[b]Behind the iron curtain in Vanni[/b]

After the failure of the Tigers to control the people of Vanni through the Post Tsunami Operational Management Structure (PTOMS) they and their stooges are now talking about a final assault.

They are maneuvering to give compulsory weapons training to those up to the age of 15 years. But this did not yield any expected big success.

WHO KILLED LETCHUMANAN KADIRGAMER

LEDCHUMANAN KADIRGAMAR WAS KILLED BY A SNIPPER'S BULLET.
LEDCHUMANAN KADIRGAMAR WAS GIVEN TOP SECURITY IN THE ISLAND NEXT TO THE PRESIDENT CHANDRIKA BANDARANAYAKE. LEDCHUMANAN KADIRAMAR WAS GIVEN 100 SPECIALLY TRAINED ELITE COMMANDOS, TRAINED BY THE INDIAN ARMY. WHAT WERE THE 100 ELITE COMMANDOS WERE DOING?

Rejoicing over the Killing: Vulgarity of the Tamils in .....

[b]Rejoicing over the Killing: Vulgarity of the Tamils in Australia exposed[/b]

Our Sydney correspondent - Asian Tribune

[b]Sydney, 14 August, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Supporters of LTTE in Sydney are rejoicing over the killing of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar.

Germany condemns the killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar.

By Lalith Ganhewa - Berlin

The Killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka was a senseless and cowardice act of the terrorists and those responsible has to be arrested and brought before the justice said Joschka Fisher, the Foreign Minister of Germany.

Pak beefs up security for Independence Day

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Saturday beefed up security amid fears that extremists and militants who have been under a stringent crackdown would try to disrupt Independence Day celebrations.

“Allocation of money is not our problem”– Niranjan Deva Adithya MEP

Sunil C. Perera in Colombo

Visiting European Union Overseas Development spokesman Niranjan Deva Adithya, who is also Member of the European Parliament (MEP) said that the Post Tsunami Operational Management Structure (PTOMS) initiated by the government of Sri Lanka is an important tool to manage and monitor the tsunami reconstruction activities. Post your opinion

China strongly condemns the assassination

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The Chinese
government strongly condemns the assassination of Sri
Lankan Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadiragamar as an act
of terror.

Sethusamudram - Can it remain safe and stable in its present form?

This interview Prof G Victor Rajamanickam assumes its immense importance on two counts: firstly, in the context of the very first meeting of the High Level Environmental Monitoring Committee for the ongoing Channel Project, held at Chennai on August 9, 2005; secondly, in the context of the stir proposed by fishermen to blockade the project's dredging ship on August 12, 2005, at Palk Strait, to highlight their point that this dredging activity would endanger their entire livelihood.Post your opinion

Sri Lanka Tamil rebels offer military training to civilians in preparation for war

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Sri Lanka’s Tamil separatist outfit (LTTE), who were accused of assassinating the country’s foreign minister Lakshman Kadirgamar on August 12, assembled around 2,000 housewives, university students, school teachers and senior citizens living in LTTE-held areas in northern Sri Lanka on Thursday, August 11 for a “fitness drill” as a precursor for military training for civilians.

Are the Tamils barbarians?

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

When the Tamil website, Thenee.com (Honeybee), raised the question: “Are the Tamils barbarians?” (August 8, 2005) it can be viewed as a dagger pointed at the very heart of the Tamil community. Last week’s killings of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the greatest Tamil since Sir. Ponnambalam Arunachalam who had the courage to transcend Tamil tribalism and the journalist Relangi Selvarajah, a TV presenter at the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Cooperation, are deadly messages sent to those Tamils who are agonizing over the descent of the Tamils into barbarism. Post your opinion


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