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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2737

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Easter Sunday – Caring for the survivors

The Government of Sri Lanka is totally responsible for the 250 dead and 500 wounded in the 21 April 2019 Easter Sunday atrocities. It received a full operational intelligence report from India that gave every conceivable detail of the impending attack including day, time, locations and who would carry it out. The government sat on the information.

 Easter Sunday – Caring for the survivors
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Challenges confronting Buddhists in Asia, with special reference to South Asia and South-East Asia

Speech delivered by Indian lawyer Mr. Shridhar Prabhu entitled ' Challenges confronting Buddhists in Asia, with special reference to South Asia and South-East Asia ' at the Ariyapala Hall, All - Ceylon Buddhist Congress on December 29, 2017.

Challenges confronting Buddhists in Asia, with special reference to South Asia and South-East Asia
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Soup of the soup....

During my school days I was a very frequent visitor to the Colombo Public Library and my preference there was to read always humor filled stories as I liked comedies in films and dramas. We all know how the Ukrainian people preferred to elect a Comedian, Volodymyr Zelensky as their current president, who won a resounding victory. They did not stop there and went onto seizing corrupt politicians and throwing them into big garbage bins.

Mulla Nasreddin -  Turkish born satirist
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Niqab- When Religion Becomes a Matter of Dress

There has perhaps been no garment that has aroused so much controversy as the Niqab or face-veil worn by a small minority of Muslim women. Although worn by only a very small percentage of women, it is conspicuous as can be and grabs attention wherever it is worn, making one wonder whether it is really for modesty as it is made out to be, or for attention.

Niqab- When Religion Becomes a Matter of Dress
Niqab- When Religion Becomes a Matter of Dress
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Terror funder from Bangladesh bribes British politicians

An ex-military officer from Bangladesh invested £12 million in the United Kingdom and the authorities didn't even ask how the money was brought into that country, because the man is patronizing and funding the British politicians and political parties. The most alarming fact is, this ex-military officer is using British soil in continuing his activities as a funder of Islamic State and other militancy groups.

Terror funder from Bangladesh bribes British politicians
Muzaffar Ahmad Noori Bajwa is Editor of The Eastern Herald, OSINT partisan, Political Analyst, Anti-Terrorism Journalist, and Human Rights Activist.
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Crisis in Sri Lanka: The Urgent Need of a New Captain for a Rudderless ship in Chartered Waters

The ship has hit the iceberg; judging by the raids, no of arrests, confiscation of properties and the emerging new facts about the activities of a latently-active, established network, the hidden base seems to be much broader and deeper than what the tip exposed in the media from time to time in the past.

Crisis in Sri Lanka: The Urgent Need of a New Captain for a Rudderless ship in Chartered Waters
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Minister Bathiudeen takes on the ‘Pressure’

The Minister of Commerce and Industry Bathiudeen told parliament as reported in the ‘Island’ of 24 May 19 that he ‘never pressured the Army Commander’ regarding one Mr. Jainuideen’s ‘complaint’. Apparently Jainuideen’s son had been ‘nabbed’ by an ‘unidentified group of people’ who ‘visited’ Jainuideen’s home.

A victim of circumstances ?
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Same actors, different venues

The attack carried out on May 13 on Muslim minority, mainly in NWP, leading to the death of three innocent people who had nothing to do with the terrorists who took part in the Easter Sunday massacre of mostly worshipers.

The Pasta Factory on fire in Minuwangoda
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Mangala’s Unwarranted Innuendo

The anti-Sinhala Buddhist lobby and some aided NGO’s have taken to Mangala’s recent utterance that ‘Sri Lanka is not a Sinhala Buddhist country’ in a big way stating that only he had the political courage to state the ‘bitter truth’. The fact however, is that the timing of this statement and the context in which it is made, leave a lot for speculation and conjecture.

Mangala’s Unwarranted Innuendo
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