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The significance of Sri Lanka’s success at the UNHRC in Geneva, May 2009

by Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka Reflections on the Third Anniversary of the Diplomatic Victory May is the month of the diplomatic success of Sri Lanka and its friends at the Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in 2009. That battle and victory are now the target of criticism and historical revisionism. It […]

‘Gota’s war’ book launch function turns into an India bashing session

by R.K.Radhakrishnan The Indian intelligence agencies had a big hand in planning and executing terrorist strikes in Colombo in the mid-eighties, the President’s Secretary Lalith Weeratunga said. Reading from a book, Gota’s War, at its launch here, he said the role India played in Sri Lanka needed “intensive discussion.” He described the events described in […]