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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

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Lesson learned from Geneva resolution

It is now time for us to evaluate the result of voting in Geneva and the lesson learned from Geneva resolution - LLRC. We found that we had 15 solid friends who stood all the pressure from the sole super power – or the biggest abuser of human rights in the world- and voted against the unjust resolution, there were also 8 non-committal friends and 24 anti Sri Lankans, who openly displayed their antagonism towards our country.

Stop purchasing Indian made goods and Sri Lankan Cricketers should not participate in the Indian IPL cricket Tourney

India voting with the American sponsored resolution was described - back stabbing and an appeal too has been extended - Sri Lankan cricketers to boycott India’s IPL Cricket matches, scheduled to start on 4th April.

Hillary Clinton Welcomes UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation

Thursday’s action by the UN Human Rights Council encourages the Government of Sri Lanka to continue on the path toward reconciliation following 27 years of civil war said Hillary Clinton.

Pakistan wins Asia Cup tournament in a nail biting final

Pakistan won on Thursday by two runs against Bangladesh in the final match of the Asia Cup 2012 at Dhaka. This was Pakistan’s second Asia Cup title.

Is Burma’s election monitoring a window-dressing?

Somsri Hananuntasuk, Executive Director of Asian Networks for Free Elections (ANFREL), said she was compulsorily deported by the Burma’s immigration authorities from Rangoon to Bangkok on 20 March nighttime and her assistants, Rangsima Suttipongkiat and Tadzrul Adha, faced the same fate a day later, according to the Bangkok Post columnist Achara Ashayagachat.

Russian court rejects Gita ban

A Russian court has rejected a second bid to ban a Russian translation of the book “Bhagavad Gita As It Is”.

Emir of Qatar Received A Message From Sri Lankan President

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Wednesday received a message from Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse on co-operation between the two countries and matters of mutual concern.

Pakiatani Community In Sri Lanka Celebrated 73rd National Day Of Pakistan

The Pakistan High Commission and the Pakistani community based in Sri Lanka celebrated the 73rd National Day of Pakistan with traditional fervor and resolve to make Pakistan a strong, vibrant, progressive and democratic Islamic welfare state.