War crimes charges against Sri Lanka and its President !
by mahinda karunaratne
The ruthless LTTE that destroyed thousands of lives, properties, public and private wealth and more particularly paralyzed the country’s development for over 25 years was the real pain in the neck for the people of Sri Lanka nearly 3 decades.
All people including the Sri Lankans that has a little brain in the skull knew and understands the agony they had to go through and need not repeating again, thus all people in Sri Lanka as well as living overseas had been waiting and yearning for when and who will relive the country from this menace, because all those who were in power from 1977 to 2005 never wanted to finish it off, instead exploited to personal and political benefits in general and international powers used this position of the then govt’s and politicians to implement their agendas on our soil, to name a few this whole War situation opened the doors for INGO’s to come here and open their offices and activities from all sorts of Smuggling to converting people to Evangelism. They then also became weapons and other logistical suppliers to LTTE, which evidence very well surfaced during last stage of the war and post war investigations.
The LTTE and its Diaspora had been then using this situation to smuggle Tamils out of Sri Lanka and been able to win the sympathy of Western govt’s to obtain arrival VISA to those countries as refugees. The very people who settled in western countries started to changeover to a lush and luxury life style in Europe, Canada and Australia even solicited to bring other members as much as possible and this eventually expanded the size Tamil Diaspora in the developed countries, and up to date they are enjoying good life over there and with the war is ended and peace has come, there is no more Ethnic Mantra to chant for refugee state.
This is the main reason that Tamil Diaspora is so upset and violent about the only issue they can come up with the “War Crimes” since there is no other issue to bring to the fore. The LTTE as an organization is none existent in Sri Lanka, but those living in developed countries block are worried that they would lose their foot in the future, no more Tamils will be allowed to come to join them. The other factor is that at the rate the North is booming, they are jealous that people who remained enduring all pains would be well off sooner in the near future, as everybody see the development drive taking place in North and East.
The Charges leveled against M R by a Tamil person who resides in an Australian court recently to coincide with the arrival of M R there, to participate the CHOGM conference is a mere jealous act to sling only mud and arouse the Tamils in Australia and create only chaos. So was the case filled in USA when the M R went to participate for UN meeting last September.
We Sri Lankans must take this serious and as an issue against we Sri Lankans rather than a case against the commander in chief the president, because, if not this president the M R, the people of Sri Lanka is still under the boots of LTTE and V P, thus we all Sri Lankans without any colour or sartorial difference must come forward to strength M R and garner the solidarity towards him, and show the world that we are with M R and our country’s affairs are our own, it has nothing to do with Western interests or we will never allow anyone to touch our president until he is lives on this soil.
The countries that kill millions and instigate CIA backed thuggery and conspiracies in secular countries and against the will of the people for their petty interests of Oil and resources, has no moral right to talk about war crimes against a popular leader of another country who saved its people from the ruthless terror organization that killed innocent people and destroyed public and private property over 25 years. MR did not go to some one else’s territory to kill people and grab resources, but reestablished the sole rights of the sons and daughters of this land in which some parts were in the hand of LTTE jungle rule supported by West and their supplied Weaponry and logistics.
The so called human rights organizations never spoke about the killing of Rohana Wijeweera by the then govt. which was well known to be a dirty plot, that Wijeweera was killed alive according to information that surfaced later.
Also, from 1988 to 1990 the then govt. in the pretext of operation against JVP massacred over 100000 Sinhela youths brutally and mercilessly which is well known to all the people in Sri Lanka.
The LTTE killed thousands of Sinhala and Tamil people, overnight massacres in border villages in wholesale and even innocent children were cut and chopped alive, Buddhist Priests who were commuting for a religious ritual was cut and chopped alive, which these human right organizations and pundits have never heard of, is it because they are Buddhist?
The duty of all Sri Lankans, at least Sinhela living overseas in USA and Australia and elsewhere too is to bring out their voice against this international plot to destabilize Sri Lanka in the pretext of War Crimes, the blatant lie fabricated by them to manhandle Sri Lanka.
Let us cry and say these vultures all over that we in Sri Lanka will lay our lives and blood before they manhandle us or do any harm or any attempt to apprehend our beloved leader M R.
The War Crimes Charges against M R as commander in chief is not his private threat, but it’s our collective responsibility to face it as if leader is risked, then that is the end of our beloved motherland saved from ruthless LTTE who was the obedient mercenary force of the Western imperialism.
We should be ever grateful to the MR and his clan who saved us from the iron fist of LTTE and potential danger we were in being our beloved motherland to be separated for the whims and fancies of the Western Imperialists, regardless of any other differences.
All Sinhala people who east Rice, fed by Mother’s milk must understand that we are under threat from non Mother milk drinkers to subjugate this land and take it out of its real owners, thus please be wise and alert !
Mother & Motherland is nobler than heaven – S. Mahinda Thero;