Maithripala Sirisena

Worrying appointment

While the Tamil majority Northern and Eastern Provinces are still reeling under Army occupation, the Tamil National Alliance found the elevation of Silva an affront to their sentiments.

Malaise stalks Lanka

Islamophobia is deployed in the politics of Sri Lanka to put the Muslims in place. Addressing a public meeting in Mullaitivu on 9 June, the last bastion of the LTTE where it was vanquished by the Sri Lankan Army with the support of India, Sirisena urged the people not to leave any room for a ‘Muslim Prabhakaran‘ to be born.