Wigneswaran: A Judicial Politician With A Mission On His Own

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

After retirement from Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court Bench, Justice C.V. Wigneswaran was hesitant to enter the political field which was once said to be an asylum of scoundrels. However his deep dedication to the Tamil causes which culminated in a genocidal war, propelled him to plunge into politics. Continue reading “Wigneswaran: A Judicial Politician With A Mission On His Own”

Northern Provincial Council – A Boiling Pot

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Northern Provincial Council [NPC] is a creation under the Indo-Ceylon Accord of 1987 and 13th Amendment to the constitution, all of which are of Indian and Sri Lankan Governments making without the backing and endorsement of the large majority of Tamils and the leadership of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam [LTTE]. Continue reading “Northern Provincial Council – A Boiling Pot”

Sri Lanka’s Genocidal War 2006 – 2009, As Seen By The World

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Thambu Kanagasabai

Though Sri Lanka unleashed its agenda of marginalization of Tamils, from 1956 through a program of Budddhisisation and Sinhalisation and a hidden genocide process, the climax was reached during the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) from 2006 – 2009 culminating in the genocide of Tamils, keenly watched by the United Nations and the International Community.

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Sri Lanka and the International Criminal Court

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Thambu Kanagasabai

There appears to be some confusion as to the scope of functions and jurisdiction of the ICC, and more particularly its jurisdiction over Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes.

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Sri Lanka’s history of unfulfilled commitments

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Extending the never ending history of grievances and sufferings of Tamils

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Sri Lanka & UNHRC Session – March 2017

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Will Justice for Tamils be Delayed for Denial?

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GSP Plus for Sri Lanka: Testing EU’s commitments

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Thambu Kanagasabai

Under this scheme the European Union grants additional tariff reductions to developing countries for imports eligible to qualify for these duty concessions. This scheme, enjoyed by Sri Lanka until 2010, was suspended due to the ‘failure of Mahinda’s government to address reported human rights violations in the country”.

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