Miscarriage of justice

24 October 2010 01:00 pm - 76     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A group of religious leaders today said that there is a miscarriage of justice with regard to the case of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka.

They made fresh a appeals to President Mahinda Rajapaksa to correct it by releasing DNA leader  from prison.

Ven. Kolamunne Sumanawansa Thera, Rev. Patrick Fernando, Moulavi Al Haj Hassan Cassim and Hindu Priest Vigneswar Sharma addressed the media briefing held at the Solis Hall, Nawala today.

Pic by Pradeep Dilrukshana

  Comments - 76

  • pamodha Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:07 PM

    Never heard of any of them? Where is the leading clergy?

    wasala Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:08 PM

    Not a miscarriage but a total abortion of justice.

    Podi Wije Monday, 25 October 2010 04:07 AM

    SF is a miscarriage!!! Not the justice...

    citizen1 Monday, 25 October 2010 04:09 AM

    A tying of the tubes!

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:13 PM

    'Religion and politics are two different things'

    TDDC Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:18 PM

    Not a abortion but a total removal of womb.

    Ranjan Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:21 PM

    Great work. This shows Sri Lankan unity. They are all inspired by General Sarath Fonseka who taught us the greatest lesson about unity on the 19th May 2009. Long live the general.

    Ranil Monday, 25 October 2010 04:16 AM

    In Sri Lanka, that is called terrorism. Especially when they dont worship the government.

    faheem Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:31 PM


    Katussa Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:47 PM

    Justice miscarried and then buried!

    manjula Sunday, 24 October 2010 01:48 PM


    ind Monday, 25 October 2010 08:06 AM

    All the wise people are in the opposition. He... he.. Heeeee !!!!!!!!

    Dawalda Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:00 PM

    Do you mean unity in the JVP

    Yehiya-Doha Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:00 PM

    You all too late.Innocent are arrested aslink of LTTE. KP & Daya master enjoying lot. Govt. no account of LTTE gold & KP money.

    Saba Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:02 PM

    Nothing but publicity

    lanka puta Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:04 PM

    waste of time . dogs bark but the moon does not fall. king mr for nother 2 terms then comes mr the 2nd for aother 35 yrs. just like QE1 & QE2 OF UK

    sham Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:06 PM

    Trple Gem bless all of you for your courage.

    + + King Dutugamunu + Cappetipola+Puran Appu + Sir Gen Fonseka +

    Said Hussein Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:08 PM

    It is not "miscarriage of justice" it is a form of legalised crime against humanity. Those responsible for this must be punished soon or later.

    Said Hussein
    London - UK

    SF Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:12 PM

    We love you General, it's just that our voices cant be heard...

    Anver Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:21 PM

    The display of unity is appreciated and hope their plea will be taken up with due consideration.

    Shivanka David Monday, 25 October 2010 05:08 AM

    My personal opinion is that these religious leaders should not interfere into politics & loose their respect, unlike the buddhist monks who invade the politics.

    Heamu Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:28 PM

    Oh do not kill the woman of justice

    Nandimithra Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:30 PM

    They the leading clergy want to safeguard their positions. Too much to lose by protesting.

    matara kolla Sunday, 24 October 2010 02:32 PM

    I wish they don't bring religiond to disrepute. Leave the legalities to the courts, and concentrate on rebuilding the war savaged country.

    Kalu Sudda Monday, 25 October 2010 08:37 AM

    First they sholuld learn the religion and then hopefully the law.

    Sepala Sunday, 24 October 2010 03:31 PM

    Where is Somawansa, Tilwin etc. They represent another (religious?) group...

    Wasantha Sunday, 24 October 2010 03:37 PM

    Miscarriage of justice is a deliberate act.

    daham Sunday, 24 October 2010 03:49 PM

    He was convicted by a military court which consisted of three officers. During the time of SF as Commander of the army he himself had appointed military courts and sent so many army officers to Welikada. If military courts are illegal those convicted men should also be freed.

    Kishan Dissanayake Sunday, 24 October 2010 03:58 PM

    they are both the same ;)

    marlen Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:08 PM

    we r with u SF...You are the peoples General.......................

    pw Monday, 25 October 2010 05:36 AM

    How foolish are you !! That is a saying. You better learn about idioms and how and when use.

    pw Monday, 25 October 2010 05:38 AM

    Don't put half traitor/half hero to Petriotic Herotic list.

    JUNIOR CITIZEN Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:22 PM

    money in wallets, putting innocent soldiers in prison etc

    sampath - vietnam Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:26 PM

    Good to see at least some clergies have the courage to stand for injustice. Hope and pray that they are not treated with hooliganism due to this.

    JUNIOR CITIZEN Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:26 PM

    SF should be tried for all those crimes. He deserves a life term .

    pw Monday, 25 October 2010 05:41 AM

    There are over 55 officers and 1000s of soldiers. Why do you need names ?? Are you still think that is a false information.

    Jehan Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:29 PM

    I am Critical about Fonsekas Conduct, and I Firmly believe that this should not be the fate of him, When KP is not sued When Mervin is reinstated, when mega fraudsters given top jobs and ministries a person cant justify this verdict against SF, the question any person would ask will be what if he was in Govt side will this be the fate of him??

    pissupusa Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:37 PM

    Go and get a life.

    pw Monday, 25 October 2010 05:42 AM

    I don't understand why these Sf lovers never talk about the daylight robbery of hidden money found in Danuna's mothers safty locker. She clearly said that was given by SF.

    pw Monday, 25 October 2010 05:43 AM

    What to worse, people are forgetting about SF now.

    Darren Monday, 25 October 2010 05:44 AM

    well said Junior Citizen.In my opinion He should be sent to gallows.

    Danushka Sunday, 24 October 2010 04:58 PM

    Your name says your mindset. Nothing is proven although it has been months.

    Concerned Citizen Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:21 PM

    Have you heard of the rule 'justice should not only be done, but also seen to be done"? In SF's case, the officers heading the court martial inquiry were anti-SF. So, there was not even a semblance of justice that one could have got from that panel. CASE CLOSED!

    Concerned Citizen Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:22 PM

    Shame on the Government. MR hang your head in shame!

    AA Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:42 PM

    Remeber he had retired from service. So why should he be subjected to a military court? The officers you are talking about would have been in service.

    Kundu mali Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:13 PM

    Good move. Hope the Govt will listen , if not people are going to come out and protest.So MR & GOTA please listen to the Wise men..

    mal kumaraya Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:20 PM

    They all are in JVP..

    Don Sunday, 24 October 2010 06:28 PM

    Well done the clergy. It is your duty to give leadership to the truth and injustice.

    Please take the leadership, not only limited to a meeting such as this but cascade it to the whole country, day after day. If you don't give leadership to the truth, no one can.

    Amara Sunday, 24 October 2010 07:32 PM

    Like QE 1 QE2? More like Mugabe. You can change your name to Zim Lanka putha too.

    Amara Sunday, 24 October 2010 07:35 PM

    If so, what was the govt. doing then? Anybody with an iota of brain can realise that all these allegations surfaced after he stool up to the MR clan

    spying Sunday, 24 October 2010 09:16 PM

    who is this lot hmmmm turning in to a anther level of drama hey who is this arab dress guy. all of you watch out.

    Smart Aleck Sunday, 24 October 2010 09:44 PM

    They are in Super Comfort provided by you know who?

    Smart Aleck Sunday, 24 October 2010 09:52 PM

    Daham, can you give the details, names .offences, punishments etc or are you just trotting out some tripe?

    Smart Aleck Sunday, 24 October 2010 09:56 PM

    Soon we will see a further worsening of the situation.

    Patriotic Man Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:09 PM

    Dogs don't expect the moon to fall when they bark. Only stupid people think dogs bark because they want the moon to fall.

    Perera Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:12 PM

    Well Yehiya - were you sleeping. We in UK know the answers and it was well published in the medica what happened to gold and money.

    de Silva Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:13 PM

    How did Sarath Fonseka come to the equation?

    Sena Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:14 PM

    You got it wrong Hussein
    Sena - UK

    Avril Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:14 PM

    For all the Hi-Corp wok?

    Perera Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:20 PM

    True all the crooks are with SF.

    Jaliya Sunday, 24 October 2010 10:21 PM

    Yes the fate would be the same as he's done a crime. The opposition will not keep quiet. The Army knows what he was up to.

    ranjith Sunday, 24 October 2010 11:35 PM

    not only the General, look at sripathi mangala, tiran, anura, these people treat like that.

    raj Sunday, 24 October 2010 11:58 PM

    I thought you were spritual leaders like Dali Lama. Now I realize that you know politics too. Tamils have already experience of misscarriage.

    Messenger Monday, 25 October 2010 12:52 AM

    This is not mixing of religion with politics. This is projecting justice and compassion by religion. They do their duty by coming forward against injustice.

    Hemal de Silva Monday, 25 October 2010 02:00 AM

    You have now. Leaders only mislead.

    Truth Monday, 25 October 2010 06:53 AM

    What do you know about Hi-Corp. Go and read evidence given by the Registrar of Companies. Danuna has no connection whatsoever with Hi-Corp in Sri Lanka.

    channa Monday, 25 October 2010 02:14 AM

    No need to to take this seriously.......

    channa Monday, 25 October 2010 02:16 AM

    Pls dont insult our National heroes by putting a name of a traitor with them..

    Truth Monday, 25 October 2010 06:59 AM

    Oh.. they are never in the habit of listening to wise men. They think only they are wise.... thats the problem

    silva Monday, 25 October 2010 07:14 AM

    who is guilty mahinda

    Thomas Monday, 25 October 2010 03:22 AM

    Very well said

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