Sunday, May 31, 2009

West denied its Hypocritical Rights

  • Major win for Lanka at UNHRC
  • UPFA divided over 13th Amendment
  • TNA to revert to politics of TULF?
  • Douglas to go it alone at Northern polls

(nation)Sri Lanka, which has been waging war both militarily and diplomatically, given that the international community has been mounting pressure on the government about the situation of civilians in the war zone and the country’s Human Rights (HR) record, scored a massive win in its secondary battlefield last week. Very like the conclusive defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the government of Sri Lanka managed to emerge victorious at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Wednesday. Western countries in the world have been carrying out a massive campaign against the Sri Lankan Government, claiming that its leaders need to be tried at the International Criminal Court for War Crimes, and threatening sanctions. However, the government proved last week that its good foreign policy practices were enabling it to win diplomatic victories and overcome the obstacles being thrown in its way by dubious sections of the world community. Full text