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Sri Lankan President Sirisena Disrespected Democracy

Posted: 29 Oct 2018 12:44 AM PDT

Sirisena is entrapped by digging the grave for longstanding democracy in Sri Lanka by Our Political Affairs Editor ( October 29, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The political situation in Sri Lanka is more serious than anyone could imagine and the consequences could be terribly grave. This is bound to lead to the international community isolating Sri Lanka as rogue nation for denying the 
මෛත්‍රී ව්‍යවස්ථාව උල්ලංඝනය කළේද?

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:35 PM PDT

හදිසියේ ජනාධිපති මිය ගියහොත් හිටපු ජනාධිපති මහින්දට යළි ජනාධිපති වීමේ බලයක් ව්‍යවස්ථානුකූලව නැති හෙයින් මෛත්‍රීගේ තීන්දුව හිතා මතා හෝ නොදැනුවත් කමින් නිර්මාණය කළ ව්‍යවස්ථා අර්බුදයක් පමණක් නොව, ව්‍යවස්ථාව උල්ලංඝනය කොට රටේ ස්වෛරීත්වය සහ මහජන ආරක්ෂාව අකුලේ හෙළීමකි. විශේෂ දේශපාලන ලියුම්කරුවෙකු විසිනි ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන මහතා විසින් පසුගියදා ගත් අරුම පුදුම දේශපාලන තීන්දුව, එනම් සේවයේ 
දේශපාලනික වශයෙන් විනාශ වී ඇත්තේ රනිල් නොව මහින්දය

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:31 PM PDT

මහින්ද රාජපක්‍ෂ කබලෙන් ලිපට ඇද දැමූ මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන සියල්ල කළේ රටේ අවශ්‍යතාවයකටද? පෞද්ගලික දේශපාලන අරමුණකටද? විශේෂ ලියුම්කරුවෙකු විසිනි දේශපාලනික වශයෙන් අතිශය තීරණාත්මක අවස්ථාවක් පසුකරන මෙරට වෙසෙන සහ මෙරට දේශපාලනය කෙරෙහි උනන්දුවක් දක්වන සෑම දෙනෙකුම රටේ ජනතාව හමුවේ කළ යුතු මූලික ආයාචනය නම් කිසිඳු ප්‍රචණ්ඩකාරී ක්‍රියාවකට හවුල් නොවීමය. රට ප්‍රචණ්ඩත්වයකට ඇද දමා දේශපාලන වාසි ලබා ගැනීමට මේ 
මෛත්‍රීගේ දෙවැනි වාරය

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:29 PM PDT

ජනාධිපති සිරිසේන මහතා වහාම ජනාධිපතිවරණයක් කැඳවුවහොත් ඔහුට තම දෙවැනිවාරය සහතික කරගත හැකිය. ලෝකයම පුදුම කරවමින් යළිත් ජනාධිපතිධූරය ඔහුට අත්පත් කර ගත හැකිය. නමුත්, නව අගමැතිවරයාට පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ බහුතරය පෙන්වීමට නොහැකි වුවහොත්, රාජපක්ෂ මහතා තම දේශපාලනය යළිත් තමන් විසින්ම විනාශ කරගත් බව රට හමුවේ ඉතාම ඛේදනීය ලෙස ඔප්පු කරනු ඇත.  විශේෂ ලියුම්කරුවෙකු විසිනි මෙරට දේශපාලන ඉතිහාසයේ පෙර නොවූ විරූ 
The political dog fight in Sri Lanka

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:27 PM PDT

If the new government could not muster the confidence in the Parliament, it will be detrimental to the President. It will be a proof that he has violated the Constitution intentionally. by Harsha Gunasena  ( October 29, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Sri Lanka has experienced a constitutional or rather unconstitutional takeover of the Government. A similar incident happened in 2003 
Price of misperceptions and misreads on Indo-Lanka Relations

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:25 PM PDT

Leaders of both communities grossly misread India’s position and motives in the ethnic crisis, which eventually brought the civil war with disastrous economic and strategic consequences. by Dr Ameer Ali ( October 29, 2018, Melbourne, Sri Lanka Guardian) One of the notable features of the current dynamics of Sri Lankan politics is the growing recognition by all parties in the country of 
Constitutional Crisis in Sri Lanka: Operation Black Friday

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:23 PM PDT

When carefully analysing the facts and events took place since 2015, it is clear that although this is a sudden move, something similar to this could have been expected. by Diplomatic Affairs Editor ( October 28, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) On 24th of October 2018 is considered as a Black Friday in the Sri Lankan political history. On this day, the president of Sri Lanka violated 
Respect for the Constitution and the Rule of Law must prevail in Sri Lanka

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:21 PM PDT

Despite violent conflicts in the past, Sri Lanka can take pride in the fact that transfer of power to successive administrations was achieved through democratic electoral processes. Parliamentary democracy is a public process not a secret enterprise. Following statement issued by the Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka ( October 28, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The 
Sri Lankans in Australia rejects the unconstitutional Prime Minister appointed

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:19 PM PDT

Removal of Prime Minister is unconstitutional, undemocratic and undermines people’s will ( October 28, 2018, Melbourne, Sri Lanka Guardian) The Australian Advocacy for Good Governance in Sri Lanka (AAGGSL) strongly condemns the Sri Lankan President’s abrupt removal of the incumbent Prime Minister on the night of 26 October 2018. It is our considered view that the President’s irresponsible and
Sri Lankan Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa arrives at the FCID in Running Dress

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:16 PM PDT

( October 28, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Member of parliament and a son of former President and installed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal Rajapaksa appeared before the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), Sri Lankan state agency for financial crime investigations and law enforcement, earlier today (October 28) following a court order that he had received. 
Chinese Envoy in Sri Lanka meets with Prime Ministers

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:15 PM PDT

( October 28, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) On Saturday (27), Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan paid a courtesy call to Karu Jayasuria, the speaker of the Parliament, Appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and elected & sitting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe to discuss the current situation of Sri Lanka and continue to promote bilateral relations as well as the cooperation. 
Unconstitutional Dismissal

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:14 PM PDT

by Gajalakshmi Paramasivam ( October 28, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian)  It’s so very disheartening to read about the way the Mr Sirisena who actively uses the name of Buddhism, is acting. I usually do not curse anyone. But I feel so strongly appalled by this man’s actions that the word ‘hell’ keeps surfacing in my mind. An elected president has the duty to every person who believes 
A Presidential Coup in Sri Lanka: A Major Political Crisis

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:11 PM PDT

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe survived a vote of no-confidence by a substantial majority earlier in the year. by Asanga Welikala ( October 27, 2018, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) There were three dramatic announcements on the evening of Friday 26th October 2018 from the Presidential Secretariat, which occurred in the following order: (a) the announcement of the withdrawal of the UPFA from the 
Learning from Sisyphus?

Posted: 28 Oct 2018 08:09 PM PDT

by Tisaranee Gunasekara “The painful secret of gods and kings is that men are free.” ~ Sartre (The Flies) ( October 21, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The ‘journalist who fell foul of his country’s ruling dynasty’ – that was the title of The Guardian obituary of Jamal Khashoggi. In his last column for The Washington Post, Mr. Khashoggi said that freedom of expression was what the Arab 

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