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Dambulla outrage: Manifestations of anti Muslim racism are going since 1975

By Izeth Hussain There has been much comment on the so-called Dambulla incident, which might have more appropriately been called the Dambulla outrage, not incident. In this article I want to focus on aspects that have not been brought out adequately, or not at all. The incident is not unusual as seems to be assumed, […]

Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga Flays India in the Presence of President and New Delhi Envoy

Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunga on Monday asserted that President Mahinda Rajapaksa would have reacted differently if he had come under the same pressure as the late President J. R. Jayawardene. J. N. Dixit had been lucky that he had had to deal with JRJ and not President Rajapaksa, Weeratunga said. Weeratunga was speaking at the […]