Sri Lanka

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UN, a refuge for war criminals and abettors

By Satheesan Kumaaran   The UN has become a refuge providing employment and protection not only to war criminals but also to the abettors of war crimes, an explicit irony of the principles for which it was founded. Since the end of Eelam War IV (the final phase of a ‘civil war’ in Sri Lanka … Continue reading

Tamils face: A choice of two warmongers

Sri Lankans went to the polls on Tuesday to vote at the end of a hard-fought election campaign to decide whether President Mahinda Rajapaksa or his former army chief General Sarath Fonseka should lead the nation. Both men led the bloody war that last year ended in defeat for Tamil Tiger Nationalists fighting for independence … Continue reading

Sri Lanka: Democratic elections to elect President in a failed democracy

By Satheesan Kumaaran Although Sri Lanka maintains a dubious status as a democracy, Sri Lankans will vote on January 26 to elect a president. The Tamil voters are in a state of shock and dismay as they face enormous hardships at the hands of the Sri Lankan State. Tamils have no hope whatsoever to overcome … Continue reading

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