I read with much interest the President’s ‘Victory Day’ speech at the Galle Face Green, yesterday [18th May 2009], reproduced in CT. While I agree with much of his recount of recent history, there are glaring gaps in the story he recalled. Further, he has failed to address the current concerns of the victims his forces liberated, at all. I have selected some sentences and sections from his address to express my concerns.
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As Kumar Sangakkara takes on the majestic chair of President MCC. Juliet Coombe will showcase Sri Lanka’s special delights and demand sustainable paths in a hard-hitting critique of past policies at a leading venue in London on 15th October 2019
Juliet Coombe: “Sustainable Sri Lanka: An Island Dream?”
at The Linnean Society (Meeting Room, at The Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J OBF………………… From 2pm – 3.30pm, Tuesday 15th October 2019
Tracey Ferrier, in AAP News Item, 3 September 2019, entitled “Peter Dutton lashes out at Tamil parents for “dragging” kids through court appeals”