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Clarion calls, COVID 19 and beyond

On March 28, the first death due to COVID-19 was reported in Sri Lanka.

April 04, 2020


Is Sri Lanka ready for Covid-19 effect?

This analysis focuses not on the COVID-19, but on its effect, the author wishes to address a significant thinking gap that is emerging whilst policy makers locally and globally are battling the virus and its immediate aftereffects. COVID-19 will eventually peak at a certain point and the virus will recede yet the enormous disruption it has caused at a mega scale will not.

March 31, 2020


‘Ape Yuthukama’; Corona or No-Corona

On 31st January, 33 Sri Lankans stranded at Wuhan, China, the epi-center of the COVID-19 outbreak were charted back to the island through the national airline.

March 12, 2020


Arrive, strike, disappear

One of the most formidable and battle-hardened regiments of the Sri Lanka Army celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. For these brave soldiers who wear the Maroon Beret, it has been a long journey.

March 11, 2020


Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry seek explanation from EU regarding job role of its employee Yasmin Sooka

Part of Sri Lanka’s problem has been not to challenge some of the lies being propagated by the power of funding sources both legitimate and illegitimate.

February 15, 2020


Foreign Governments disclose ALL TAMIL refugees & asylum seekers to conclude ‘Missing’ ‘Disappeared’ in Sri Lanka

We need a closure. We know how many Sri Lanka Armed Forces personnel died or were injured during the final phase of the conflict but the problem lies in determining the dead LTTE and dead Tamil ‘civilians’.

February 14, 2020


Sri Lanka’s LLRC report claims 22,247 LTTE dead – who are they?

The Lessons Learnt & Reconciliation Commission in their November 2011 report gave some important numbers sourced from the Ministry of Defense.

February 08, 2020


Sri Lanka’s military-humanitarian operation with timelines

A government with a will to defend the nation combined with the heroic efforts of Sri Lanka’s national army reunited every inch of land under one national flag on 19 May 2009.

February 06, 2020


Sri Lanka: Who are the “Missing” who are the “Dead” & who were killed!

In a world of controversy & complications it is no surprise that we are still grappling to find answers to who is dead – who was killed & who is missing.

January 27, 2020


Why is UNHRC overlooking report by Colonel Anthony Gash (British Defense Advisor)

Lt. Col. Anthony Gash was UK’s defense attaché to the British High Commission in Colombo from Feb2007 to Jun2009. He sent secret reports to the UK (upto 26 April 2009) which the UK Govt classified as ‘secret’.

January 23, 2020