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Monday, 12 March 2012






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- Marva Collins


Draft national policy on reconciliation - Part II:

National integration as a prime need

With regard to specific grievances of Sinhalese in villages adjacent to former conflict areas, the LLRC Commission notes that the government has tended to overlook those who lived in villages such as Weli Oya, Moneragala and Kebethigollawa, who survived the terror perpetrated by the LTTE. The people in these villages continued to live under tremendous threats to their lives without migrating to safe areas in the South.

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Peaceful development of China's Tibet

Chinese Tibet is known as the 'Roof of the world'. The average height of the country is over 15,000 feet. From the days immemorial, Tibet has been a part of China, from the time of emperor Yuan in 1279. Whole of Tibet was under Chinese rule by the beginning of the 20th century. The British imperialists entered Tibet and tried to distance it from China.

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Well-known contributors of the past

What the special article has achieved:

The 'Special Article' was a feature new to journalism in Ceylon when the 'Daily News' entered the field a quarter of a century ago. There were writers of causeries, skits and feuilletons but the daily special article on the leader page was an innovation. The Daily News has published well over ten thousand articles by various contributors, persuasive and protestant, local and foreign, on subjects topical of 'sub specie aeternitatis.'

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The problem about suspended sentences for rape

I was recently sent an article which suggested that in Sri Lanka sexual offenders went scot-free. Coincidentally we had been discussing this matter at the last meeting of the Task Force of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on implementing the National Action Plan on Human Rights that I convene, given the seriousness of the matter.

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