SL is a Sinhala Buddhist country - Buddhist clergy
Tamil Guardian 26 March 2013
At the party convention on Sunday, the Bodu Bala Sena, urged Sinhala people to 'protect the nation and not let other races or religions to take over'.
Asserting that the island was not multi-religious or multi-ethnic, the Buddhist monk, Medagoda Abayathissa thero urged Sinhala families to have at least 5 or 6 children so that the Sinhala Buddhist population grows.
Meanwhile Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara thera called on the Sinhala masses to be ready to rally against 'Christian and Muslim extremist groups' in Sri Lanka.
“We have now become the police of this nation. We must help the police arrest people bringing down heroin in Sri Lanka."
Former external affairs minister GL Peiris said the proposed domestic mechanism to investigate war crimes will have foreign involvement
The senior UPFA member and Mahinda-loyalist said at a press briefing,
The body of a 44 year old man was found on Sunday in Kurunagar, in front of the reports Uthayan.
The body has been identified as that of Anthonypillai Kamal, a 44 year old father of four children.
Sri Lanka's government is said to have expressed concern at the report released by the International Truth and Justice Project, which detailed ongoing torture and sexual violence against Tamils,
The General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance Susil Premajayanth reiterated the party’s rejection of granting any autonomy beyond the provisions of the 13th amendment to the Tamil North-East of Sri Lanka.
The UN is yet to decide whether there will be a domestic or international accountability mechanism to deal with the findings of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) investigation into Sri Lanka’s atrocities,