Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Politics and Diplomacy

The Tamil People and the so called Change in the election in Sri Lanka: An Interview with Professor Manivannan


Avery  important book, ” Sri Lanka: Hiding the Elephant – Documenting Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity“ was published in London on last 31st. This book with 2000 pages...

Challenges Ahead: Sri Lanka’s mass atrocities and international justice


“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”- Edmund Burke Elections and the Engineers of Mass Atrocities Sri Lanka, a country currently under international...

Sinhala ultra-nationalism beyond Mahinda


“Will the Rajapaksas actually let go of power?” is a question that I have been asked frequently by ordinary people in recent days by people of all walks of life. They are asking about the future...

Wind for the change has begun to stroke


Voters! Think before casting your votes. Scientificdevelopmentis increasing: wealth is multiplying, but the people feela heavy burden onthem. The poorare becomingpoorer. Stuckin greed, the middle...

Whither the Tamil Nation in India

Tamil Nation

I am compelled to write this article as the Tamil Nation is poised to become a momentous force that cannot be ignored in the Indian Political arena and as there is a need for reflection regarding the...

The Presidential Election and Tamil Nationalism


L. Vijayanathan The forthcoming Presidential Election in Sri Lanka that is to be held on the 8th of January is of unprecedented historical importance. Though it is viewed as a confrontation between...

The Sri Lanka Presidential Election- A Third Term or A Fresh Start?


President Mahinda Rajapakse’s proclamation on November 20 last year decreeing a Presidential election two years before the expiry of his second term of office has provided the voters of Sri Lanka...

Whether Mahinda or Maithri will be the next leader of Sinhala Buddhist chauvinism?


This article will be analytically discussing the ground reality to find out the answer of the question asking “whether Mahinda or Maithri will be the next leader of Sinhala Buddhist chauvinism?”...

The fundamental issues of the Tamils in Ampara District need to be resolved prior to the formation of coastal district


Translated by: Iniyavan M.T.Hasanali, Secretary General of Muslim Congress and the Member of Parliament requested the Tamils to accept and support the demand for the coastal district for Tamil...

President Rajapaksa Not Tamils In A Catch-22 Situation


The Wayamba provincial council election over 15 years ago is one the new generation would not know. It is also one election people in the North, the Vanni and the East had no interest in. But that...

Interview with the Chairman of the Valikamam North Resettlement Committee


Translated by: Iniyavan Interview with the Chairman of the Valikamam North Resettlement Committee and the Vice chairman of Valikamam North local council Shanmugalingam Sajeevan 1. What is the plight...

Eelam Liberation Struggle: Sathiyaseelan Recalls – 01


The Tamil people’s Eelam liberation struggle, which initially commenced as a non-violent struggle, later became a violent struggle and has today evolved as a political and diplomatic struggle...

Reconciliation after War: Thinking Beyond Solitudes


Writing in the context of Canada’s political and constitutional crisis, generated by the rise of secessionist nationalism in the French-speaking Quebec, Charles Taylor commented: The “two...