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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

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Postby Dilbu » 28 Oct 2020 01:35

Indian Fishermen Attacked Allegedly By Lanka Navy Over Trespass, 1 Hurt
Chennai: A group of Indian fishermen were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel last night for allegedly trespassing into the island nation's territorial waters. One of the fishermen has been injured.
The fishermen have denied that they trespassed into Lankan waters. Stones were allegedly thrown and their nets were torn.

Authorities said there is no formal complaint yet and that they are investigating the incident. "All the fishermen have returned to the shore. None has given a complaint," a senior officer told NDTV.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Tuan » 18 Nov 2020 18:56

Foreign Office resists release of files on support for UK mercenaries in Sri Lanka - The Guardian

The book details how KMS, at the suggestion of Thatcher-era politicians, trained a Sri Lankan police unit called the Special Task Force, which used ruthless methods during the civil war, including a 1987 massacre at a prawn farm in Kokkadicholai, eastern Sri Lanka, in which 85 Tamil civilians died.

It also allegedly provided or flew helicopter gunships that took part in massacres. One of the diplomats who appears to have been aware of KMS’s role was Sir Anthony Parsons, a former British ambassador to Tehran and later a part-time special adviser to Margaret Thatcher. He died in 1996.
The UK was concerned that many of the Tamil separatists had communist sympathies and would be open to Russian influence.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Philip » 20 Nov 2020 10:45

The West's dirty tricks in SL supporting both ends against the middle has yet to be told in full. The Israelis did the same,selling fast craft to the SLN while training the LTTE how to blow them up!
The current virulently pro-PRC GOSL of the Rajapakse dy-nasty, holds grave repercussions for India militarily as the PRC cements its foothold in the island into a permanent presence.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Aditya_V » 20 Nov 2020 14:12

Not only the West even the Pakis and Chinese did it, the sold weapons to both SL Govt and the LTTE.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Tuan » 27 Nov 2020 19:42

As an MP Sumanthiran should know that the best word is action.

https://newshub.lk/en/2020/11/27/is-sov ... lL6ud0HgAE

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Tuan » 28 Dec 2020 23:30

I co-authored and translated this article with Adrien Fontanellaz, a notable researcher and Swiss military historian for a French defense magazine. The article was originally published by the Défense et Sécurité Internationale (DSI) magazine. The DSI is a Paris-based leading French monthly publication specializing in defense, geostrategy, and armaments issues.

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Postby Tuan » 21 Jan 2021 07:08

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: new report exposes massive militarisation

An internationally released report exposes the creeping take over of civil administration by security force commanders in Sri Lanka within just over a year of the second Rajapaksa rule.

A CHART published by the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) jointly with JDS names 39 mainly army officers recently given key positions of state by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, himself an ex-army officer.

The statement follows:

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: From the Battlefield to the Boardroom – the militarisation of Sri Lanka.

Johannesburg: Dozens of retired military officers are taking over the civil service in Sri Lanka, said journalists and lawyers outside the country. A CHART published by the International Truth and Justice Project and Journalists for Democracy Sri Lanka names 38 mainly army officers recently given key positions of state by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, himself an ex army officer.

“This is a creeping take over,” said the ITJP’s Executive Director, Yasmin Sooka, “add to this the centralisation of power in the hands of the President, the nepotism, the cronyism and the appointment to government positions of a shocking number of individuals who still had court cases against them at the time.This amounts to a coup by stealth. Democracy is being steadily eroded.”

The chart shows loyal military officers exert control over the COVID response, the police, the intelligence services, the prisons, foreign policy, airports, sea ports, customs, utilities, agriculture, fisheries, land development, wildlife protection, and last but not least, the Bribery Commission.

“This is unprecedented militarisation of the state apparatus. Retired and serving military officers have taken over administrative posts, party positions and hefty ministerial portfolios – this will decisively mark the end of the civilian character of the state,” warned Bashana Abeywardane of Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka. ”The military stands accused of committing unspeakable crimes against the country's civilian population for over three decades; allowing them to consolidate their power in political and administrative spheres will be irreversible”.

CLICK HERE to read the chart.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby chetak » 23 Jan 2021 18:40

Tuan wrote:I co-authored and translated this article with Adrien Fontanellaz, a notable researcher and Swiss military historian for a French defense magazine. The article was originally published by the Défense et Sécurité Internationale (DSI) magazine. The DSI is a Paris-based leading French monthly publication specializing in defense, geostrategy, and armaments issues.

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A great job, Tuan ji.

well done.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby chetak » 23 Jan 2021 19:12

Dilbu wrote:Indian Fishermen Attacked Allegedly By Lanka Navy Over Trespass, 1 Hurt
Chennai: A group of Indian fishermen were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel last night for allegedly trespassing into the island nation's territorial waters. One of the fishermen has been injured.
The fishermen have denied that they trespassed into Lankan waters. Stones were allegedly thrown and their nets were torn.

Authorities said there is no formal complaint yet and that they are investigating the incident. "All the fishermen have returned to the shore. None has given a complaint," a senior officer told NDTV.


this is the dravidian lot, encouraged by the dravidian parties and the insidious, ever present separatist padres who were at the forefront in kudankulam, sterlite and the highway protests.

Arms and drugs smuggling including human trafficking are the main business for revenue. There is paki, naxal and khalistani involvement in the chain

these jokers do not respect national boundaries of a sovereign nation like srilanka and most of these trawlers are owned by these venal dravidian politicos from chennai.

from many places in SL, you can see these TN fishermen barely 6 to 700 meters from the lankan coast line brazenly fishing in broad daylight and using a type of net for bottom trawling that is banned in SL because it completely devastates and depletes the marine ecosystem destroying the sustainability.

these fishermen are protected by the successive govts in TN because of the padres who are funded by the BIF with eelam as the goal.

A lot of the SL fishermen also happen to be tamils who strongly oppose the theft of their fish and livelihood by TN fishermen.

the lankans have every right to protect their country and its resources, especially the livelihood of it's own fishermen who are also regularly attacked by the dravidian lot from TN

Not withstanding the govt of TN, the govt of India should ensure that such transgressions affecting the territorial integrity of a neighboring state is not allowed and the SL sovereignty is duly respected in accordance with settled international laws

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Tuan » 24 Jan 2021 00:54

The Biden administration has not even completed a week in White House but Gotabaya Rajapakshe is already panicking... :rotfl:

https://twitter.com/GotabayaR/status/13 ... 44608?s=19

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby rajsunder » 24 Jan 2021 01:21

Dilbu wrote:Indian Fishermen Attacked Allegedly By Lanka Navy Over Trespass, 1 Hurt
Chennai: A group of Indian fishermen were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel last night for allegedly trespassing into the island nation's territorial waters. One of the fishermen has been injured.
The fishermen have denied that they trespassed into Lankan waters. Stones were allegedly thrown and their nets were torn.

Authorities said there is no formal complaint yet and that they are investigating the incident. "All the fishermen have returned to the shore. None has given a complaint," a senior officer told NDTV.

During LTTE times these fishermen from TN used to mint money by smugling goods like diesel, batteries, medicines etc. These were sold in LTTE occupied areas at 500%margin. Even after giving 50% of what they earned as tax to LTTE, the boat owners minted millions.
The only way to live in those LTTE occupied areas was either join the LTTE or run off to some western country and still pay a % of your earnings to LTTE to safeguard your family back in Lanka. Some of the die hard LTTE supporters also became involved in ID theft and drug running in western countries to fund their terrorist organization.
A lot of the money that was earned that way was used to spread evangelism in TN.
After the death of prabhakaran, this side business suffered a huge loss. That's when they started to increasingly use the worst method for fishing that just depleted the fish numbers in Indian economic zone.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Tuan » 24 Jan 2021 07:20

Sri Lanka Seeks Diversion, Not Justice, Over Wartime Abuses - Human Rights Watch

Sri Lanka’s grim record is under scrutiny at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, so the government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has announced yet another internal inquiry. Foreign governments should not be swayed by this disingenuous attempt to avert urgently needed international action.

There have been at least a dozen domestic commissions of inquiry during the decades of Sri Lanka’s civil war, often created to forestall international pressure on human rights. None has led to prosecutions, or helped families trace missing relatives. Their findings have often gone unpublished, and recommendations never implemented. International observers, UN experts, and the UN high commissioner for human rights have repeatedly highlighted deep systemic problems in Sri Lanka’s judicial processes.

The Human Rights Council has engaged on Sri Lanka for years. Atrocities at the end of the war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam shocked the world in 2009, and a series of UN reports found evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity. In 2012 the council passed a resolution calling on Sri Lanka to implement recommendations of an earlier inquiry. When that did not happen, it recognized the need for an international role to address international crimes.

In 2015 Sri Lanka joined a consensus resolution of the Human Rights Council with commitments to ensure truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence including an accountability mechanism involving international judges, prosecutors, investigators, and defense lawyers. There was progress, albeit slow, which encouraged the council to extend the mandate.

But in November 2019, Gotabaya Rajapaksa was elected president and quickly reversed that progress. Last February, the government said it would no longer honor its commitments in the council resolution. This is not surprising. As defense secretary between 2005-2015, Rajapaksa is implicated in many of the worst abuses. As president he has appointed alleged perpetrators to senior positions, and even pardoned one of the few soldiers ever jailed for killing civilians.

Fear has returned to Sri Lanka as victims of past abuses, activists, journalists, lawyers, and even police investigators and are silenced. Rajapaska’s government has persecuted vulnerable minorities, and this month it demolished a monument to Tamil civilian victims of the war.

The warning signs are obvious. It is crucial that the Human Rights Council adopts a new resolution to ensure continued monitoring, as well as the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence for future prosecutions. Member countries should not be swayed by the latest outrage or false promises of Sri Lanka’s government.

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby chetak » 24 Jan 2021 11:40

terrorism and separatism, especially when supported, stoked, fuelled, funded and encouraged by the same crowd who prised away east timor simply cannot be handled by idiotic "gandhian" methods


obviously, the BIF went after SL to create a secure roler base from where they could target the actual prize which is eelam defined south India.

In such cases, violence will be met with extreme violence. no two ways about it.

Once in the jang ka maidan, no one can complain saying that "they tore my shirt, or they broke my buttons". So, net net, be prepared, even to lose your life and don't complain about a fight that you have started.

The amerikis, britshits and the euros have done and are doing and will continue to do even worse things, as we speak. No accounting for all of those atrocities and genocides, because white right is white might.

the west is playing a very cynical holier than thou game where all their deep seated racism and hypocrisy is on inadvertant display.

En passant, they are looking to make SL an example whereas their actual target and intent are to quieten and severely restrain the rising India while the BIF has their free run to destroy the Hindu civilization.

Anti CAA, shaheen bagh, punjab "farmers" and other examples are already showing what the BIF wants to do.

Tum karo toh chamatkar hum kare toh balatkar :mrgreen:

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Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Postby Philip » 24 Jan 2021 13:14

Partly true,as control of India is the strat. prize,enticing us into the Quad, attempting to capture our defence industry,etc.
However,SL is once more under the yoke of the Rajapakses,where the slayer of the Eelam demon is the ruling despot who is each day bringing in more stringent control of the population and stifling dissent. The Chins are reaping rich rewards for supporting the familia to the hilt.Our miserable,myopic ,midgets of the MEA let the ball drop after MR lost his election in 2014. We had 6 years in which to rid the island of Chin influence and turn the screw on the Sirisena-Ranil misfit regime when we were holding the best cards in our hand.

We now have a real task on our hands to limit Chin influrnce and expansion, but the same MEA myopic mentality remains. Asininely the Delhiwallahs look at SL only through Tamilian interest eyes. Some bizarre notion that they can keep TNadu under control and central domination by the SL regime throwing some crumbs to the Tamils. The truth is that the northern Tamils are mentally as different a species from S.Indian Tamils as a Delhiwallah is from a Bombaywallah. LTTE fuhrer Prabhakaran displayed this in full measure by assassinating RG. 75% of the island'a population are Sinhala speaking Buddhists. These buddhists look to India as their spiritual motherland,the Sinhalese also hailing from Orissa. Precious little has been dond to woo them over the last 40 years when the ethnic conflict first erupted in our time. Are we making the same mistakes diplomatically that we did 4 decades ago? What do they say about history repeating itself? "The first time a tragedy,the second time a farce."
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Philip wrote:Partlt true,as control of India is the strat. prize,enticing us into the Quad, attempting to capture our defence industry,etc.
However,SL is once more under the yoke of the Rajapakses,where the slayer of the Eelam demon is the ruling despot who is each day bringing in more stringent control of the population and stifling dissent. The Chins are reaping rich rewards for supporting the familia to the hilt.Our miserable,myopic ,midgets of the MEA let the ball drop after MR lost his election in 2014. We had 6 years in which to rid the island of Chin influence and turn the screw on the Sirisena-Ranil misfit regime when we were holding the best cards in our hand.

We now have a real task on our hands to limit Chin influrnce and expansion, but the same MEA myopic mentality remains. Asininely the Delhiwallahs look at SL only through Tamilian interest eyes. Some bizarre notion that they can keep TNadu under control and north Indian domination by the SL regime throwing some crumbs to the Tamils. The truth is that the northern Tamils are mentally as different a species from S.Indian Tamils as a Delhiwallah is from a Bombaywallah. 75% of the population are Sinhala speaking Buddhists.Precious little has been dond to woo them over the last 40 years when the ethnic conflict first erupted in our time. We are making the same mistakes diplomatically that wf did 4 decades ago. Whatdo they say about history repeating itself? "The first time a tragedy,the second time a farce."



we have the very same forces driving foreign and govt policy and the entrenched termite ridden deep state as we had 4 decades ago.

TN has become a needless obsession with the BJP.

there are other ways of controlling these dravidian lot other than the very same BIF mandated appeasement narrative that was used to overtly placate but deviously and covertly allowed the cancerous growth of the separatist dravidians and jehadis.

a look at andhra today should suffice to understand what awaits to unfold in TN, apart from the additional menace of the jehadis funded from across the KER border and the SL facing coastline.

In telengana, the roper jahadis are busy consolidating rapidly as they are fronted by jaichand KCR

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Postby Philip » 24 Jan 2021 15:38

A massive haul of heroin,etc. worth over 1000cr. was recently seized by the security agencies in TN,from SL drug smugglers operating with feku p' ports. Ties to Pak and drug cartels abroad exposed.Needless to say the two were jihadi scum. The Pakis have for several decades been using SL to destabilise India,drun running,fake currency and espionage ops.Both TN ,and Kerala v.vulnerable apart from the other southern states which have several v.sensitive defence industries and establishments.
The Europeans penetrated India from the south,it's soft underbelly.SL is the gateway to destabilising India from the arrival of Vasco da Gama 500+ years ago to Cold War days with US mischief ,continuing today with the Sino- Pak campaign tocdestroy India.

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Postby chetak » 24 Jan 2021 20:28

Philip wrote:A massive haul of heroin,etc. worth over 1000cr. was recently seized by the security agencies in TN,from SL drug smugglers operating with feku p' ports. Ties to Pak and drug cartels abroad exposed.Needless to say the two were jihadi scum. The Pakis have for several decades been using SL to destabilise India,drun running,fake currency and espionage ops.Both TN ,and Kerala v.vulnerable apart from the other southern states which have several v.sensitive defence industries and establishments.
The Europeans penetrated India from the south,it's soft underbelly.SL is the gateway to destabilising India from the arrival of Vasco da Gama 500+ years ago to Cold War days with US mischief ,continuing today with the Sino- Pak campaign tocdestroy India.




it's now the same jehadi paki-cheeni combo in cashmere, ladakh, and SL


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