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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Indian High Commissioner Calls on President Rajapaksa

The High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka Mr. Y.K. Sinha called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday morning at Temple Trees.

The High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka Mr. Y.K. Sinha called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning at Temple Trees.(Pix By : Sudath Silva)
Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris was present at the meeting
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Let us Stage another Saya San Revolution

More than half a century of military dictatorship to be exact since March 2nd 1962, there have been several sporadic outburst against the ruling Junta starting from 7th July 1962 but the major ones that shakes the government was the 8888 Democracy Uprising and the Saffron Revolution of 2007.

Let us Stage another Saya San Revolution
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Sri Lanka condemns Pillay’s last ditch efforts to influence OHCHR investigation process

Sri Lanka has exposed the bias nature adopted by the outgoing UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanethem Pillay for her last ditch efforts to influence OHCHR investigation process against Sri Lanka.

Outgoing UN High Commissioner for Human Rights  Ms. Navanethem Pillay
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Can Burma make a breakthrough in peacemaking without hostilities?

Decades of armed clashes in Burma or Myanmar between consecutive regimes and the ethnic rebel groups cause troubles on the lives of civilians as undergoing peace process has been stagnant so far. The national ceasefires agreement between the government and more than a dozen ethnic armed groups has also been at a state of gridlock for several months. However, the popular peace process is not likely to be sustainable unless negotiations begin soon on the topic of the deep-seated political, social and economic causes of conflict.

Can Burma make a breakthrough in peacemaking without hostilities?
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