Sri Lanka we all know will not be alone in tackling injustice and the demands of its common citizens. Everything does take time to make an effective impact on the perceptions of the “samaniya janathawa” by Victor Cherubim ( December 10, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) A person who dreams big...
The idea of human rights has been around for millennia. The Declaration broke new ground by proclaiming a set of ‘universal human rights’, rights which all of us are entitled to as human beings. by Nelum Deepika Udagama ( December 10, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) “All human beings are born...
 Sri Lanka has a long military history going back many thousands of years. The Army has most often been deployed in rescue operations, relief from floods and of course two insurrections. by Victor Cherubim  ( November 18, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) To dare to write about the state of affairs...
Major dissatisfactions within the majority community without much relevance to the communal competition came to the surface in the 1971 youth insurrection. This was the same in the case of the emergence of many militant groups in the North during and after that period. by Laksiri Fernando ( November 7, 2017,...
It is not always guns and artilleries that have decided the political future of peoples. There are times when the pen, paper and tongue have played their part successfully. by S. V. Kirubaharan ( November 5, 2017, Paris, Sri Lanka Guardian) When the United Nations was established in 1945, there were...
The sun is not yet down; my heart is in thought usually benevolent, now consumed by wrath. A nation that was once potential like air, gone with the wind leaving mockery and despair. by Anwar A. Khan ( November 5, 2017, Dhaka, Sri Lanka Guardian) The month of November is one...
US troops have now stepped into the boots of ‘La Legion.’  Almost unnoticed, US Special Forces – our version of the Legion – have been slipping into Africa, the newest and most exciting market for the Pentagon. by Eric S. Margolis   `Take up the white man’s burden’ ~  Rudyard Kipling, poet laureate...
The question is, will a speech or expression made referring to the inaction of the Police in arresting perpetrators of crimes be a violation of this restriction?  Surely not.  Read previous parts of the series: Part One and Part Two  by Mass L. Usuf  Recommendations (1) Classification of emergency situations for stratified proclamation. (...
Tourism, to be sustainable and be a tool for development, should not only flourish in the present but also contribute to the welfare of the future of the planet.  by Dr. Ruwantissa Abeyratne So called sustainable development…is meaningless drivel ~ James Lovelock ( November 3, 2017, Montreal, Sri Lanka Guardian) Over the years there...
Public security is a mechanism devised to protect the nation and its people at a time of emergency.  It can be a threat to the life of the nation by external aggression or internal disturbance or even a natural disaster. – Part I  by Mass L. Usuf ( October 29, 2017, Colombo,...
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