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Tamil MPs are irrelevant and they should resign for not.....

[b]Tamil MPs are irrelevant and they should resign for not acting against EU travel ban – V. Navaratnam[/b]

[b]Montreal, 18 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Reacting to the EU travel ban on the LTTE, V.

Ambassador Kariyawasam lambastes LTTE war crimes against children and denies a legal status to the LTTE

From our UN Correspondent

Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, told the UN that the LTTE has committed "four grave violations" against the children: (i) attacks against schools and civilian centres; (ii) abduction of children; (iii) denial of humanitarian access for children; and (iv) use of children in armed conflict.Post your comments

Australia is helping Gnanakone and his family

Australian Foreign Office is quoted in the media as saying that its Consular officials in Colombo are "helping" Charles Gnanakone who is detained "in relation to his alleged links to the LTTE and the assassination of the former foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar. Post your comments

Deadliest Conflicts Down 80 Percent Since 1992

by Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

Contrary to widespread popular belief, there has been a "major decline" in armed conflicts, genocides, human rights abuses, military coups and international crises since the early 1990s, according to a new study released here. Post your comments

Political prisoner Su Su Nway’s case submitted to the UN

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) today submitted to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention the case of Su Su Nway 34 who was sentenced to eighteen months of imprisonment on false allegations of swearing at and threatening local authorities.

Gale, rain, lightening and thunder will hamper election rallies of Sri Lanka

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka major political parties are organizing large rallies to attract the masses, to educate them of their party policies and to win over the support of the voters.

Shenzhou-6 touched down and declared the flight a succes

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

After a five day
flight into the space, China’s second manned spacecraft Shenzhou-6
successfully landed at main landing field in Central Inner
Mongolia Autonomous Region, at 4:33 A.M, early morning on Monday.

Sri Lanka Polemics: Unpalatable Facts

S. Santhirasegara of Canada in a letter to the Editor writes,
“We who were born in Sri Lanka at the time of
independence and we should not feel jealous of our fellow Sri
Lankans doing well, whether Sinhalese or Tamils. All
should do well and prosper. Why complain some had
more schools than others. If some areas require more
schools the government has only to open new ones."Post your comments

Lalith Kotalawela insists on the presidential candidates to bring about a permanent peace and harmony in the country

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

Number of local NGOs and individuals are continuously seeking for the views and policies of the major political parties regarding tobacco, alcohol, peace, economy and other current political issues.Post your comments

Deadliest Conflicts Down 80 Percent Since 1992

[b]Deadliest Conflicts Down 80 Percent Since 1992[/b]

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

[b]United Nations, 18 October, (IPS):[/b] Contrary to widespread popular belief, there has been a "major decline" in armed conflicts, genocides, human rights abuses, military coups and international crises since the early 1990s, according to a new study released here.

Lalith Kotalawela insists on the presidential candidates...

[b]Lalith Kotalawela insists on the presidential candidates to bring about a permanent peace and harmony in the country[/b]

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

Colombo, 18 October, (Asiantribune.com): Number of local NGOs and individuals are continuously seeking for the views and policies of the major political parties regarding tobacco, alcohol, peace, economy and other current polit

Sri Lanka Polemics: Unpalatable Facts

[b]Sri Lanka Polemics: Unpalatable Facts[/b]

S. Santhirasegara of Canada in a letter to the Editor writes, “We who were born in Sri Lanka at the time of independence and we should not feel jealous of our fellow Sri Lankans doing well, whether Sinhalese or Tamils. All should do well and prosper. Why complain some had more schools than others.

Australia is helping Gnanakone and his family

[b]Australia is helping Gnanakone and his family[/b]

[b]Melbourne, 18 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Australian Foreign Office is quoted in the media as saying that its Consular officials in Colombo are "helping" Charles Gnanakone who is detained "in relation to his alleged links to the LTTE and the assassination of the former foreign minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar.

Ambassador Kariyawasam lambastes LTTE war crimes against....

[b]Ambassador Kariyawasam lambastes LTTE war crimes against children and denies a legal status to the LTTE[/b]

From our UN Correspondent

[b] United Nations, 18 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, told the UN that the LTTE has committed "four grave violations" against the children: (i) attacks against sch

Tamil MPs are irrelevant and they should resign for not acting against EU travel ban – V. Navaratnam

Reacting to the EU travel ban on the LTTE, V. Navaratnam, the former Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchchi ( ITAK – Federal Party) MP, now residing in Canada, states that “the position of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MPs has become irrelevant in Parliamentary and diplomatic life in Colombo” they should “resign their seats in Parliament en bloc and get out of Colombo.” Post your comments


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