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Democratic National Alliance Leader General Sarath Fonseka says he is going to file legal action over the military’s failure to allow him to attend parliament yesterday. VIDEO

Fonseka made these statements while speaking to reporters in parliament today.

The General also said that there were no war crimes committed in Sri Lanka durig the war and added that a weekend newspaper had misquoted him by stating that the Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse had ordered the LTTE to be shot when they surrendered with white flags during the final days of the conflict.

He further said that the army had not shot anybody and such allegations were baseless. (KB & YP)
 
















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  • Thursday, 06 May 2010 06:03 PM

    The government should treat you in better way like the way the USA government treated Colin powel after the Gulf war

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:01 AM

    That is what the govt has reduced this great man to, for his courage and still continued resistance against vengeance for daring to contest the President.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:02 AM

    Some still live in hope for justice which never comes. is it dead in SL ?

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:05 AM

    we love our General, we will be with him. go head General.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:11 AM

    We are sick of this Fonseka saga comments. The government should look at the development of the country and not this perpetrator. He should be punished by court marshal / court for his non patriotic commentsand other illegal transactions.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:21 AM

    Yes, go ahead General. Now you have a very willing and powerful ally in Gel Wimal as well.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:22 AM

    this fellow should be in Jail... now inparliment...

    I think crazy Lanka has more number of criminals in the parliement...

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:24 AM

    It is a shame on the Speaker who does not understand Parliamentary privilages.I feel that the Speaker is a lame duck and was compelled to take up this post by the President.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:25 AM

    ALL PEOPLE IN AUTHORITY CAN FOOL ALL HUMANS-BUT THEY WILL NOT ESCAPE FROM THE HANDS OF GOD-IF THEY HAVE REALLY DONE ANY WRONG AGAINST THE CIVILIANS

    Friday, 07 May 2010 09:26 AM

    Keep up ur spirit General , and fight for real democracy!!!!!!!!!

    Friday, 07 May 2010 09:27 AM

    keep up the spirit till the end, long life General !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Friday, 07 May 2010 09:30 AM

    SF is a fast learner..He's already starting to speak as if he doesn't remember things that happened 5-6 months ago

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:34 AM

    Recently there was an interesting case in which a person in colombo was fined Rs:50.00 just for pasting a poster of SF during the Presidential election. By this method govt would have collected billions of money as fines and at least could have used to import medicines to the hospitals where no free medicines for the patients now.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:35 AM

    This fellow Fonseka, cases should expedite and have sent to prison. The country needs to progress and this guy is a spork to the development. He should be over and done with!

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:45 AM

    How court cases already ?.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:46 AM

    Our country has sort of Jungle law ,Where are our Intellectuals,Have they disappeared or Have they been influenced by some body

    Friday, 07 May 2010 02:20 AM

    Happy to note that Sri lanka has ensured the democracy. Hope GLP's mission to Brussels for GSP+ would be considered.

    Friday, 07 May 2010 02:40 AM

    General We are blessed to have a leader like you .You are not an actor but a true patriot .Truth will win .Don't worry .

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:51 AM

    do not insult this great officer and the gentleman?? those who do not know about him cast very poor remarks???

    Friday, 07 May 2010 04:55 AM

    General is good military commander but not suitable for a country leader! Of course may use him to clean up all curruption, bribery, underworld activities, drugs, casino, etc etc etc

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 12:55 PM

    Long Live SF

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 09:33 AM

    SF should consult Wimal Weerawansa before taking any legal action.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 02:28 PM

    Well so you were lying to the public when you said that orders were given by the Sec.Def to kill LTTE leaders bearing white flags.
    We all saw the video of your meeting SF. You just can't change the tune when the coin doesn't fall your way.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 09:45 AM

    Very soon people will be confronted with Law of the Jungle in their daily life. Is this what they voted for.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 02:34 PM

    Long live General Fonseka, who saved Sri Lanka from terrorism!

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 09:52 AM

    Just another case........one more, one more please lawyers will love the big bucks freely available, from a poor govt pensioner ! If he is so innocent why is the great son-in-law in hiding or well protected by the local underworld led by jobless jvpers & deserters. Surely if he is clean come out will you & stand by your father-in-law .................

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 09:56 AM

    GSP is totally in your hand.Tissanayagam, 17th amendments,& human right is balance.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 10:08 AM

    Hope Justice will prevail

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 10:10 AM

    Is Speaker of the parliament sleeping with the matter without giving a ruling safeguarding the rights of the parliament members?

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 10:12 AM

    When one gets into quicksand, the more you struggle, the deeper you sink. Being an army man, is'nt he familiar with the 'bugle Retreat' ?

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 10:14 AM

    Maybe the General should be living next to Courts as he is court bound regularly.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:27 PM

    I likde that! The Gen-Gel duo.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:29 PM

    In this country it is wiser to play dumb.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 10:23 AM

    Breach of Parliamentary Privilege, General. But will that Attorney General guy play ball?

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:49 PM

    Is the General getting a fair trial?

    If his son-in-law is arrested, do you think he will be treated fairly?

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:52 PM

    Well, he is being forced to live inside a cell very near the Colombo courts. The problem is that he is not allowed to walk out of his accommodations.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:56 PM

    And what are those "non patriotic comments", Mr. Freagle?

    And please, do tell us what those "illegal transactions" are.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 05:04 PM

    The case should be expedited.
    True true...

    But how are you sure that he is going to be convicted and sent to prison? Have you already made the judgment?


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