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US court refers to Gota as dual citizen – Sujeewa

Non-Cabinet Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe said today that a US court has referred to presidential hopeful GOtabaya Rajapaksa as being a dual citizen.


The state of the race: A sprint to a close finish ahead

The race appears to be closer this week with the principle candidates sprinting to the finish. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is said to be ahead and the younger challenger, Sajith Premadasa closing in fast.


Monk demands proof Gota has renounced US citizenship

A Buddhist Monk, Dr. Inguruwatte Sumangala Thero is demanding that the SLPP Presidential Candidate furnish proof that he has renounced his United States citizenship within three days.


Storm over Army Chief appearing in Gota advertisement

A potential political firestorm is brewing over the current Army Commander Lt Gen Shavendra Silva appearing in an advertisement carried in the weekend newspapers endorsing the candidacy of Gotabaya Rajapaksa.


Dismissal of Petition no bar on Police probe into Gotabaya’s citizenship

The dismissal of the Petition challenging the citizenship status of Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa does not bar the Police investigation relating to the issuance of a Dual Citizenship Certificate


No trial for Gota during the campaign

This allows Gotabaya to campaign for the election without the distraction of the trial, and in case he wins and becomes President the case will go into abeyance as the President has automatic immunity from these trials.


Ready to go to court again – Prof. Thenuwara

Civil society activist Professor Chandraguptha Thenuwara is willing to go to courts again to challenge the dual citizenship status of Gotabaya Rajapaksa despite death threats.


Artist Thenuwara threatened following verdict

Professor Chandragupta Thenuwara who was among two petitioners who challenged Gotabaya Rajapaksa's citizenship status is facing numerous threats


NGOs and UNP behind Gota citizenship case – SLPP

The SLPP expressed its hope for a decision in favour of the party’s presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa whose citizenship is being challenged in court.


Will Gota be stateless by Friday?

The Appeal Court is due to rule on a Writ Application this Friday to obtain an interim order to quash the citizenship issued to Presidental aspirant Gotabaya Rajapaksa


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