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Sri Lanka’s 2009 triumph over terrorism misinterpreted
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 171 June 20, 2017, 8:23 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Those who had implicit faith in the LTTE’s prowess never envisaged a negotiated political settlement. They always endorsed solutions proposed by the LTTE on the basis the group can n...

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Post-war politics: Fonseka factor
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 170 May 23, 2017, 12:00 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Controversy surrounds Sri Lanka’s decision to do away with the annual Victory Day parade in the wake of the change of government in January 2015. Mathripala Sirisena was able to achi...

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Is security of India and Sri Lanka indivisible?
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 169 May 16, 2017, 8:06 pm   Dimuthu Premaratne captured Indian leader Narandra Modi arriving in the BMICH on Friday (May 12) to participate in the International Vesak Day celebrations. Among those captured with Modi is Tamil National A...

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Kilinochchi demo, Mulliyaweli ‘incident’ and Wigneswaran’s comment on Swamy Premananda
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 168 May 9, 2017, 8:30 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Former members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) recently launched an unprecedented campaign to discourage yahapalana government from handing over military managed agricul...

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Post-war role for Lanka: A Japanese perspective
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 167 April 25, 2017, 7:43 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando America’s longstanding strategic partner, Japan, is working overtime to induce Sri Lanka to their camp. Japan and Sri Lanka reached an agreement, on ‘Comprehensive Partnership’, in ...

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AI's longstanding ‘alliance’ with the LTTE
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 166 April 18, 2017, 7:44 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Publicly declining to testify before the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) that has been tasked by the then President Mahinda Rajapaksa to inquire into war crimes ...

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Amnesty admits very basis of Geneva Resolution questionable
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 165 April 11, 2017, 8:03 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando The Amnesty International last Wednesday (April 5) admitted that the very basis of the Geneva Resolution 30/1 adopted in Oct 1, 2015 is questionable. The London headquartered AI ack...

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Chagie’s plight grim reminder of Sri Lanka’s failure in Geneva
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 164 April 4, 2017, 7:45 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Having defended Sri Lanka, in Geneva, during the recently concluded 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekera grudgingly acknow...

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War crimes: Lanka overwhelmed by unsubstantiated allegations
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 163 March 28, 2017, 7:41 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Having received two additional years to fulfill the Oct 1, 2015 Geneva Resolution 30/1, the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government last Friday (March 24) thanked those who had brought a...

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"Foreign judges’ issue mere exaggeration on Mahinda’s part"
SPECIAL REPORT : Part 162 March 21, 2017, 7:35 pm   By Shamindra Ferdinando Finally, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has acknowledged that, in terms of the Constitution foreign judges couldn’t participate in proposed domestic accountability mechanism i...
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