Category Archives: Religion & Politics

Disinformation campaign by Diaspora causing the Tamil community irreparable damage – Rev. Shantha Francis Bishop of Kurunegala

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Tue, 2013-09-03 08:35 — editor Colombo, 03 September, (Asiantribune.com): The Anglican Bishop of Kurunegala, Reverend Shantha Francis said that the disinformation campaign by the Tamil diaspora and its supporters in Sri Lanka is causing irreparable harm generally to the Tamil … Continue reading

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Forgive and Forget:Practising social reconciliation through the teachings of Buddha

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Published: 30/11/2010 at 12:00 AM Phra Anil Sakya is the assistant secretary to His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Supreme Patriarch of Thailand. He is deputy dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Mahamakut Buddhist University and a visiting professor at Mahidol, … Continue reading

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Inciting hate under the banner of human rights:

  http://www.dailymirror.lk/opinion/172-opinion/22340-inciting-hate-under-the-banner-of-human-rights-.html TUESDAY, 02 OCTOBER 2012 00:00 Challenging the critical fault line   By Salma YusufThe recently released film which ridicules Islam and depicts the Prophet Muhammad (May peace be upon him) as a fraud, a madman and a sexual … Continue reading

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Will the Global South be given a permanent Voice at UNited nations Security Council?

MONDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2012 00:00 http://www.dailymirror.lk/opinion/172-opinion/22691-will-the-global-south-be-given-a-permanent-voice-at-united-nations-security-council.html   The United Nations Security Council elections will be held on October 18, 2012 during the 67th session of the UN General Assembly, at the UN Headquarters in New York. The elections are for … Continue reading

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Open and honest debate vs denial and silence?

Open and honest debate by a true Buddhist. Do other ethnic and religious communities also challenge their own to create a just society? M. Dissanayake: To interpret that Sri Lanka Belongs to Sinhala Buddhists is a brazen misinterpretation of the constitution … Continue reading

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Sri Lankans in Singapore celebrate Deepavali

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http://www.lanka.com.sg/news-1-13.html “As human beings, the true conflict between good and evil lies within us and that is where we should light the brightest of lamps so that they may shine forever and never go out,” said Sri Lankan High Commissioner … Continue reading

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EMBASSY OF SRI LANKA CELEBRATES THAI PONGAL IN WASHINGTON DC

Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC Press Release    Washington, January 19, 2013: Sri Lanka Embassy, Washington DC began its calendar of events for the year, with a colorful celebration  of the Hindu harvest festival,  Thai Pongal on Tuesday (Jan 15) amidst  a  large gathering of Hindu devotees … Continue reading

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