Nothing and everything. ISIS sprang from no where as an answer to frustration of Sunnis in Iraq and also in Syria of their respective governments, and how they discriminated against sects or people not of the main political party of the Govt.The BBS is trying to achieve the same end as that of majoritarian regimes, where minorities are only tolerated, ...

It is extremely distasteful to say the least that the BBS engages in behavior that is downright libelous and use their platform to sling mud at others with impunity.http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/50652-bbs-to-go-to-bribery-comm-against-rajitha.htmlAs the link above shows their latest target is Rajitha Senaratne the Kalutara District MP and Minister of Fisheries. This is because he spoke out against the BBS actions in Aluthgama, as ...

the one that people see on TV, hear on the Radio and read in the Papers, and a completely different world called REALITY that no one is privy to, except the perpetrators of the crimes themselves.It is rarely that the blogger is able to sus out some of the truth, as I have attempted to in many instances, more to ...

Just as the Sri Lankan Army was able to evacuate 300,000 residents of the strip across Nandikanal, after the final push and pummeling of the LTTE and killing those leaders of the LTTE who came with white flags, as it was felt that they being given Asylum in the West will only mean that they will re flag to fight ...

before rushing into building an airport no one flies into and which will soon become out of date.Mattala Airport was inaugurated with much fanfare, but anyone who knows about maintenance and white elephants knows that somethings that are NOT used at capacity become obsolete before their time, and it seems that Mattala already is showing signs of being relegated to ...

20 Years RI for killing and raping the deceased fiancé. That was the least we could expect.A politician kills, all the evidence is in and it is clear what happened and who did it. The actual court proceedings were extensively covered, both here and available for anyone who wants it overseas.Sadly there had to be foreign intervention at the highest ...

AND NO AMOUNT OF MEDIA FREEDOM IS GOING TO CHANGE THAT UNTIL WE ARE ABLE TO EDUCATE THE PEOPLE TO REALIZE HOW THEY ARE BEING MANIPULATED AND BY WHOMThere was a hilariously entertaining event at the Royal College yesterday, where Sanjana Hattotuwa (SH) was pitted against Malinda Seneviratne (MS) moderated over by Eran Wickremaratne titled – “Silencing Sri Lanka – ...

A time for movie screenplays and not asylumI recently blogged about the boat people to Australia NZ and it is a follow up to that story that is related here.http://www.pattapalboru.blogspot.com/2014/07/emilie-howie-you-are-way-out-of-line.htmlIt is the stories of a whole host of those refugees and their individual reasons for fleeing Sri Lanka. Read it for yourself, as the stories are quite imaginative and reflects ...

You are a journalist, who wants a story and you appear NOT to care if your story is credible or even believable, so you resort to opinion to bring home your point, whilst misusing the facts.http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/08/sri-lanka-is-a-refugee-producing-country-heres-whyOf course it is a violation of a Country’s law in leaving the Country unofficially just as it is a violation in the UK or ...

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