Govt. must counter CBK remarks: GL

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Former External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris said today the Government should counter the remarks allegedly made by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga that Sri Lanka’s armed forces personnel continued to sexually abuse war victims.

He said the remarks made by the ex-President, who heads the Office for National Unity & Reconciliation (ONUR), were of serious nature and could be used against Sri Lankan forces at the upcoming UNHRC session in Geneva. (Lahiru Pothmulla)


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  • Sarath Tuesday, 21 February 2017 10:58 PM

    This 'has-been' law professor appears to be chasing moon-beams in his old age.

    Hubert Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:15 PM

    Please don't talk

    Bala Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:24 PM

    Usual twisting - I think she did not say : continued to. She referred to past when you were holding forth how good MR was.

    vithura Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:25 PM

    Is this guy a lawyer at all, when there is an allegation of this sort, from any quarter of the citizenry, the govt should be encouraged to verify the claims, not suppress it. Following the professors suggestion would certainly be counter productive in achieving reconciliation.

    Gonna Labba Saucer Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:41 PM

    Mr Obsolete... you have a new problem every day...IF the govt forces killed maimed n raped innocent civilians..they MUST face justice....none is above the law...not U not ur boss MR... via DM Android App

    Dee Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:44 PM

    The truth hurts!

    lonpol Tuesday, 21 February 2017 02:53 PM

    no need to counter CBK remarks, we all know her. Remarks of such person like CBK should not be taken seriously.

    Don Tuesday, 21 February 2017 03:11 PM

    The allegation should be investigated and politicians who allowed it should pay the heavier price.

    Daily boru Tuesday, 21 February 2017 03:18 PM

    CBK is correct. It is the normal practice here. Many Government workers demand sexual favors from helpless women. Last week we saw a article about an army major trying to sexually abuse a woman abroad. Old habits never die. lets be honest and face the truth.

    Dr. Watson Tuesday, 21 February 2017 03:32 PM

    Madam Chandrika is part of the government and she has all the right to express her opinion. The is not your handlers regime anymore and will never be so. Time the retire.

    Yehiya Tuesday, 21 February 2017 04:45 PM

    Never been a lawyer or loyal.

    nihal Tuesday, 21 February 2017 04:53 PM

    Already shown in Hawei, what else you want Mr. Peries

    ANTON Tuesday, 21 February 2017 04:58 PM


    Ganesh Tuesday, 21 February 2017 05:46 PM

    Being a professor who wrote many books in law ,why do you degrade yourself comparing with third class politician who have not even got through their GCE ol standard .

    Ganesh Tuesday, 21 February 2017 06:03 PM

    If not for CBK you would never have been a minister .She made you minister of finance being a misfit for that portfolio . Now you have found a big fault with her on behalf of your former corruptive boss.

    Kadiya Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:18 PM

    How about that ex-Major who was deported from Hawaii for sexual abuse. Imagine what he'd have done during the war when he had a free hand. CBK really has a point and old GL is blind to it!!!

    Mokan Wednesday, 22 February 2017 11:12 AM

    who are you to tell .. you are a disgrace any way

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