Human Rights in Sri Lanka:
Facts vs Fiction
THE Sri Lankan Government recognises that in some
areas human rights situation needs to be addressed, and strengthened
and it has sought assistance for the same. Unfortunately, such
requests have often been ignored, whilst the whole debate has turned
into a no holds barred attack in which every possible allegation is
flung at the Government and its agencies.
Mahinda Chinthana: Path to build family, village and country
The Government’s sole intention is to bring a
political solution to this problem as soon as possible. That is why
President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed the APRC to obtain the views
of all political parties and reach a common consensus on this issue.
However, the UNP has a hidden political agenda.
A landing like no other
On the morning of March 26, for a group of 11
journalists including this correspondent and two crew members on
board a hot air balloon, it was indeed an experience of not only a
land like no other from the skies 100 meters above the ground but
also proved to be a case of “a landing like no other”.