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    Council, commissions part of transition to rule of law

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    PRESIDENT Maithripala Sirisena has been joined by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and by other opposition members in denouncing the institution of the constitutional council and...

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    Pluralist ethos is more relevant to national identity

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    ONE of the fallouts of the political crisis that occurred towards the end of last year in October was the mobilisation of civil society groups...

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    Sri Lanka doesn’t need to remain tied to past

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    SRI Lanka enters its 71st year of independence with political uncertainty in the air. The only certainty is that 2019 will be a year of...

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    Lanka president needs to limit opposition in govt

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    THE issue of the leader of the opposition’s position once again came to the fore when it was brought up in the parliament last week...

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    Pressure continues for Geneva commitments

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    IN MARCH, Sri Lanka will report back to the UN Human Rights Council on its implementation of Resolution No 30/1 which it co-sponsored in October...

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    A need to rethink staying out of government

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    THE east is a part of the country where the price paid by the people where the ethnicisation of politics is still a dominant factor....

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    Prolonged wait for justice

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    THE failure of public opinion to function in a manner that considers all sections of society equitably can be seen in the matter of journalists...

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    Lanka govt must not deny TNA

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    THE dispute over the position of the leader of the opposition is not attracting much attention. It is taken for granted by most people that...

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    Lanka president must not lead opposition

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    SPEAKER Karu Jayasuriya’s announcement in the parliament that the new leader of the opposition would be former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been controversial. Following criticisms...

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    Lanka’s national question with president’s support

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    THE social media got a boost like no other during the past seven weeks of political crisis that enveloped the country. On October 26 itself...

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