April 23, 2014
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Salem-News.com (Apr-22-2014 23:07)
Why Sri Lanka is Severing Ties Between Tamils at Home and AbroadJ. S. Tissainayagam
The Tamil diaspora, said to now total over 1 million, is concentrated in India, Europe, North America, and Australia.
(WASHINGTON DC Foreign Policy) -
Days after the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted a resolution calling for an international inquiry into war crimes in Sri Lanka, the Colombo government began moving to cut links between the country's Tamil minority and its powerful diaspora.
Salem-News.com (Apr-22-2014 23:04)
Meet Dave, your Christian `DynoRod`Stuart Littlewood Salem-News.com
But don't expect him to unblock the Holy Land sewer
Over the Easter holidays the UK's prime minister, David Cameron, was on his knees “doing God” in the runup to European elections. And he sparked a great commotion in the media by claiming Britain is "a Christian country".
Salem-News.com (Apr-22-2014 11:45)
Channeling Diversity into Democracy: Myanmar`s Unfolding NemesisMike Joseph Special to Salem-News.com
Myanmar like India could safeguard the interest of minorities by launching government facilitated schemes for their economic and social upgradation.
(KUALA LAMPUR Burma Times) -
Ethnic strife in Myanmar has brought out a face of Buddhism which was never known to the world.
Salem-News.com (Apr-21-2014 00:06)
Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com William Nicholas Gomes, Calls For World Wide Elimination Of TortureJack Dorsey for Salem-News.com
Easter wishes for an end to all torture in the world in 2014.
(WASHINGTON DC) -
Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com, William Nicholas Gomes, has greeted world leaders on the occasion of Easter Sunday.
Salem-News.com (Apr-19-2014 15:45)
Human Rights Watch: US... Stop Blocking Palestinian RightsSalem-News.com
Support Commitment to Abide by International Law
The US government should support rather than oppose Palestinian actions to join international treaties that promote respect for human rights.
Salem-News.com (Apr-19-2014 15:14)
Forgiveness is DysfunctionalRobert J. Burrowes Salem-News.com
Most people who seek forgiveness are scared of being held accountable for their behaviour. Most people who offer forgiveness are scared of holding people accountable for their behaviour.
Certain religious traditions, including Christianity, emphasise the importance of forgiveness. I want to explain why forgiveness is misconceived and, therefore, a bad idea.
Salem-News.com (Apr-19-2014 14:54)
US Calls on Myanmar to Stop Rakhine ViolenceSalem-News.com
UN officials have warned that the violence poses a serious threat to the country’s dramatic economic and political reforms as it emerges from a half century of military rule.
(UNITED NATIONS Arab News) -
US Ambassador Samantha Power to UN called on Myanmar’s government Thursday to take urgent steps to stop the violence in the western region where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, warning that continuing unrest could imperil the country’s path to democracy and prosperity.
Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2014 11:28)
Government Hostages and the Right of Movement in Democratic Sri LankaIntro by Visvanathan Sivam for Salem-News.com
More than 65 people were ‘arrested’ in abduction style by the Sri Lankan military intelligence operatives who claim their identity as ‘Terrorist Investigation Division’ (TID) officers from the SL Police Department, news sources in Ki'linochchi told TamilNet.
In democratic Sri Lanka the Tamils are denied not only the right of free movement, but also the right to have visitors around. Hostage taking and keeping them in unhealthy conditions has become routine.
Salem-News.com (Apr-14-2014 17:36)
One of Most Influential Twitter Handles: @wnicholasgomes in#digitaldiplomacy.Jack Dorsey for Salem-News.com
Thousands are following his news and joining interventions.
(WASHINGTON DC) -
Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com, William Nicholas Gomes, is regarded as one of most influential activists on Twitter.
Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2014 19:37)
The Arrest, Detention and Torture of Tamils in Post-War Sri LankaSalem-News.com
In the wake of the bloody civil war, the victors have more than taken the spoils of a defeated culture.
(COLOMBO GroundViews) -
There is an alarming trend in the Sri Lankan security forces operation, of arresting the family members of suspects and keeping them as hostages in detention camps.
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