Human rights campaigner at grossroots level
Last few months saw for the 1st time in many
years a series of successful offensives, by the Armed Forces, in
defense, of unprovoked attacks on the position of Armed Forces by
terrorists in North and East. Infact these, except, taking of Jaffna
is the only, success after triumphs, at Vadamarachchi in 1986.
SLFP-UNP accord raises unprecedented hopes
News of the accord reached between the two major political parties in
Sri Lanka, who together reflect the majority opinion of those, allowed
to vote at the last general election has been hailed as the best hope
for this country, since we became an independent nation.
On My Watch
Geneva 2 and the challenge of peace
Whatever the outcome of the current round of
Geneva Talks between the Government and the LTTE, the question
should not be as to who can win the war in Sri Lanka, whether it is
one of low or high intensity. The Government's commitment to a
negotiated settlement of the long drawn out conflict, demonstrates
its abhorrence of violence, and appreciation of the need to usher in
peace through dialogue and understanding.