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VOL. 11, NO. 180


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How China and India Displaced the West in Sri Lanka - TIME, 2010-10-04 01:06:43 EST. Sri Lanka's representative at the Council, Dayan Jayatilleka reached out for support from two friendly nations, India and China. The result was that instead ... More...
Published: Sun Oct 3 18:24:39 EDT 2010

Sri Lankan war-hero Fonseka spending nights on cement floor in jail - Deccan Herald, 2010-10-03 14:03:59 EST. Sri Lanka's war-hero Sarath Fonseka, who once commanded his troops against the LTTE, has been lodged in a solitary cell where he sleeps on a mat on the ... More...
Published: Sun Oct 3 16:58:48 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Rudrakumaran 'PM of Tamil Government'
BBC News, Oct 3, 2010. The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) has elected its prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker after ratifying its constitution at a meeting in New York, the TGTE said.

It said the former legal advisor to the Tamil Tigers, Visvanathan Rudrakumaran, was unanimously appointed as the first ever PM while two leading expatriates from Canada and Switzerland were elected as the speaker and his deputy.

The meeting at the United Nations More...
Published: Sun Oct 3 17:07:27 EDT 2010 Back to the top

A great leap towards tyrannical rule in Sri Lanka - Daily Times, 2010-10-04 01:52:40 EST. The Rajapaksas enjoy impunity within the borders of Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Robert O'Blake is at it again about Sri Lanka and he is no friend of mine - Lankaweb, 2010-10-04 01:09:55 EST. I just read your statement on the future of Sri Lanka when you addressed the World Affairs Council in San Diego on Thursday on the US Policy in South Asia, ... Back to the top

Call for meaningful Tamil resettlement
BBC News, OCT 3, 2010. An alliance of Tamil parties in Sri Lanka has called on the government for a meaningful resettlement of Tamil displaced people in the north and east... Back to the top

On Ban's “Abnormal” Understanding with Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa, UN Won't Answer - Inner City Press, 2010-10-02 04:06:55 EST. UNITED NATIONS, October 1, 2010 -- The UN's stonewalling on Sri Lanka expanded on October 1 with the Spokesman for Secretary General ... Back to the top

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