Sri Lanka’s Crumbling Credibility

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By

Kumarathasan Rasingam

The credibility of Sri Lanka in relation to the settlement of the 60 year old ethnic problem of Tamils can be judged from the fate of several pacts, agreements and undertakings which were made from 1956 to 2009 and the Sri Lankan Government’s unwillingness to comply with the implementation of its own undertakings:- LLRC [Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission] recommendations: The August 1 2015 UNHRC Resolution 30/1 and its delaying tactics in implementing the recent similar Resolution in March 2017.

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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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The Never Dying Political Ills Of Sri Lanka

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Communalism and Majority Hegemony 

One can hardly deny the fact of various political ills plaguing and denting Sri Lanka’s image since 1956. A nation labelled as peaceful and prosperous until 1956 shed this image from then on to become a nation wracked with communalism, hegemony and ethnic strife promoted by power seeking politicians to score election victories.

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