Tyrants rule through fraud and force. When fraud is exposed, the tyrant relies exclusively on force. At a press briefing on Thursday, Basil Rajapaksa has confidently claimed that there is no need to be afraid of Gotabaya.
The most venerable Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana thero Mahanayake of the Asgiriya chapter has announced that his recent remarks, have been misconstrued and distorted.
In Sri Lanka, we are trapped in a new Stone-age. An age of stoning. Or to be precise, we are now in an age fascinated with the idea of stoning people to death.
We are back in primitive tribal times.
It is mystifying that the United National Party is yet to articulate its position on the release of the Sinhala Right-Wing demagogue Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero from jail, through a Presidential pardon.
In the Buddhist belief system, “Mangala” means a ‘blessing’. In the abstract ‘Mangala’ denotes an “auspicious sign".
Is Arm-twisting the media with advertising bans the way to control abuse?
On the importance of introspection and recognising privilege
The script of ‘Mangala’s Mistake “is simple and straightforward. It begins with a pervasive silence of our collective complicity with an untruth.
Christians turned the other cheek but some Sinhala Buddhist hardliners step up anti Muslim rhetoric