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Jehan Perera

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    Danger of pushing Lanka govt to point of no-return

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    THE ongoing deliberations of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva have not yielded any surprises...

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    Governmental unity to strengthen governmental system

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on March 21, 2018

    ANY apprehension that the government would take to a more authoritarian path through the extension of the state of emergency was dispelled by its revocation...

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    Lanka unity govt must unite

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on March 14, 2018

    THE quelling of anti-Muslim violence in Kandy took longer than anticipated. The curfew in the Kandy district continued for close on a week...

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    Lanka reconciliation policy requires unity now

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on March 07, 2018

    THE setback suffered by the government at the local government elections has not dissuaded it from following through on its plans for national reconciliation...

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    The way northern vote went is also a matter for concern

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on March 01, 2018

    THE unexpectedly strong electoral performance by the newly formed SLPP whose chief protagonist is former president Mahinda Rajapaksa at the recent local government elections was...

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    Post-election message of care to marginalised

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    SRI Lanka’s three year journey with a national unity government comprising the two major national political parties is in doubt...

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    Likely emergence of vicious cycle after Lanka election

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on February 14, 2018

    THE recently formed Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa won most of the local government authorities in the south of...

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    Lanka’s celebration of independence with national unity

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on February 07, 2018

    THIS year’s Independence Day celebration was marked by a strong effort of the government to represent the diversity of the country’s people in the cultural...

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    President’s threatening speeches have multiple objectives

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on January 30, 2018

    PRESIDENT Maithripala Sirisena’s recent criticisms of his partner in the government coalition, the UNP, have sent signals that the UNP-SLFP alliance may be ending sooner...

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    Sri Lanka: coping with primacy of power politics

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on January 24, 2018

    PRESIDENT Maithripala Sirisena’s application to the Supreme Court to obtain its opinion on the length of his term came as a surprise to the general...

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