Monthly Archives: October 2015

Our people are closely attached to lands

People like us living in countries in Asia has an attachment to lands that goes beyond the possession of assets says the Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka. He said people in various areas inn eh country are confronted with … Continue reading

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Israel razes Palestinian village in Negev for 90th time

Officials directed bulldozers to destroy the homes of Bedouin villagers in al-Araqib, who return each time to rebuild. Patrick Strickland | 28 Oct 2015 19:49 GMT Palestinian women protest against home demolitions in the ‘unrecognised villages’ of Israel’s Negev region … Continue reading

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Government assures Muslims solutions to concerns

The Government today assured Muslims who suffered during the war, solutions to their concerns. Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that Muslims will be an integral part of the truth, justice, reparations and non-recurrence process. He said that Muslims’ grievances and … Continue reading

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President meets religious leaders to discuss Geneva Proposals

President Maithripala Sirisena held a special discussion with religious leaders of all faiths to discuss Geneva Proposals and its challenges, at the Presidential Secretariat today (29). President apprised the religious leaders regarding the ideas expressed by the representatives of political … Continue reading

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Expulsion Of Muslims From The North

By Mangala Samaraweera – I would like to thank the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress for organizing this commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Expulsion of Muslims from the North. At this historic juncture, when Sri Lanka is grappling with … Continue reading

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Israel-Palestine: The conflict and the coverage – Listening Post (Full)

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Palestinian president to UN: ‘We need protection’

Mahmoud Abbas accuses Israel of extrajudicial killings as death toll rises in Israeli-Palestinian violence. 28 Oct 2015 17:49 GMT | Protests have spread through the occupied Palestinian territory as tensions continue to soar [Mussa Issa Qawasma/Reuters] Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud … Continue reading

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Expulsion Of Northern Muslims: NPC Calls Govt. To Extend TRC’s Time Frame

The government should ensure the mandate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission extends beyond the period 2002-09 which was the limited time frame of the investigation report of the UN Human Rights Council, says the National Peace Council. Issuing a … Continue reading

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Credible And Immediate Resettlement Policy Needed For Northern Muslims: Friday Forum

“For both the Jaffna Muslims and the Northern Muslim community as a whole, what is needed first and foremost is a credible and immediate resettlement policy. ” says the Friday Forum. Issuing a statement the Friday Forum said;”This is a … Continue reading

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Myanmar’s ‘Muslim-free’ election

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi “purged” opposition of Muslims ahead of election, senior party member tells Al Jazeera. Anealla Safdar, Phil Rees | 28 Oct 2015 12:26 GMT Myanmar’s main opposition party, led by the Nobel laureate Aung San … Continue reading

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