Category: Diplomatic Corps in Sri Lanka

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19a plotted to transfer powers from President to PM – 21a an attempt to do same

  To understand this, it is imperative to look back to the regime change that took place in 2015 and the surprise common candidate fielded as President. Maithripala Sirisena was that surprise candidate as...

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21a cannot pass powers to a Rejected National List Caretaker PM

Democratic principles are being questioned following the scurry to pass the 21st amendment, drafted by a caretaker Justice Minister and aspiring to pass powers from a directly elected President to a caretaker Prime Minister...

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18 May 2009 Sri Lanka defeats LTTE: If you can’t name the dead 40,000 there is no ‘genocide’

  Sri Lanka’s conflict is defined a non-international armed conflict. LTTE was an armed non-state actor. 3 decades of armed militancy ended on 18 May 2009. The military offensive took place amidst a humanitarian...

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Situation in Sri Lanka – are we returning to Dutch-East-India Company rule?

  On one side of the spectrum protests are calling for the stepping down of entire Parliament, amidst this are a bevy of piggy-bank protestors while the more important question should be where do...

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Sri Lanka’s National Identity & Sinhala Buddhists

    The reason to target the majority Sinhalese Buddhist is to break the source & secret that holds the nation together. The amalgamation of the Sinhalese, their language, their literature, their culture was...