Mason Sunday, 01 September 2013 06:50 AM
If there is no international help to arrest the trend towards dictatorship, Sri Lanka will turn out to be one soon. The opposition parties are spineless to oppose this move.
Hettiarachchi Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:06 PM
Thank you Madam. You have understood the situation in Sri Lanka.
sanaboys Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:09 PM
I think she is suffering from mad cow decease
Jonny Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:13 PM
MR had say sorry... B'cos some of his idiotic Ministers
Kasyapa Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:13 PM
What else we SL can expect in this report from a pro LTTE?
Fusion Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:39 PM
Ma'am, its good to hear a nonsense statement by you. Yes, many of us are afraid to come out against the present regime. Fear of torture, death, harassment of family members etc. Thats the truth. Sri Lanka not moving towards authoritarianism because it has already reached it state.
Cobra Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:43 PM
I think her's is a very balanced report and has called a spade a spade without taking sides. She has said it as it is and where we are headed-all true. So is this what our worthies were worried about!!!
hello Saturday, 31 August 2013 01:45 PM
Hello neutral man. Listen and read what she had said. She is only trying to make Sri Lanka a better place. If you are such an obedient slave to the authoritarian then good luck to you.
mike Sunday, 01 September 2013 05:08 AM
yes Ram read very well her comments about you - LTTE diaspora!! ha ha ha
Cheran Sunday, 01 September 2013 06:26 AM
You mean the government is good for tamils and not for sinhalese
Cheran Sunday, 01 September 2013 06:32 AM
Sunni & Siya muslim fight with each other in these countries and USA and western are concern about the people live there
Ramuk Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:46 PM
i hope my fellow country men understand how to do a professional judgement based on facts. what a speech she see the things with out any prejudice or her own wishes should be the next UN general
Asanka Sunday, 01 September 2013 10:00 AM
Who is Ms. Navi Pillai
An accomplished lawyer, Pillay, the daughter of a bus driver, was the first South African to obtain a doctorate in law from the Harvard Law School. She won the right for political prisoners on Robben Island including Nelson Mandela, to have access to lawyers. After the African National Congress came to power, Mandela nominated Pillay as the first non-white woman to serve the High Court of South Africa. She served the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda for eight years, half the period as its President, before quitting and joining the UN.
Flatwhite Sunday, 01 September 2013 10:55 AM
You can say any but leave sri lanka own their own Pillay. Sri Lanka will never back a person like you who gave courage to the tamil tigers. Now your jon ius under threat as you are not effective in any manner.Sri Lanka will never listen to you and if Sri Lanka listened to you we would have still had tamil tigers and would have lived with bombs,suicide and killings.Mahinda Rajapakse brough his own solution to SL to destroy LTTE and he did shutting all you back stabbers.
Blaba Sunday, 01 September 2013 10:56 AM
And this is coming from the Very democratic UN? Yeah right...
subash Sunday, 01 September 2013 11:23 AM
Cobra, but the problem is she is taking all anti goverment pro Diaspora reports as established truth and all others are for her are tring hard to impress her..? heh! Sri lankans are not fools not read between line..
VoiceOfLanka Sunday, 01 September 2013 12:38 PM
Truth hurts, doesn't it? Your country is not yours anymore mate nor is it mine, as it's been hijacked, just as the war against LTTE terrorism by a despot called MaRa through blatant nepotism. Pillai was merely laying the bare facts.
VoiceOfLanka Sunday, 01 September 2013 12:56 PM
Ms.Pillai was way out of order declaring "..Sri Lanka is moving towards authoritarianism". Because Sri Lanka already has. People taking to ramshackle boats at 5 every two weeks can't be for sheer adventure, albeit few are for economic reasons.
Nihal Sunday, 01 September 2013 02:47 PM
Dear (Non)Nutral man why don't you tell MR and his family the same. We have to choose least dangerous out of these two groups
dango dan Sunday, 01 September 2013 03:05 PM
why should anyone address a minister in sri lanka a sir?also what is this resort she is talking about? who owns that holiday resort?
Namasthe Je Sunday, 01 September 2013 03:13 PM
Apparently Pillai's report processed on juandiced perspective. Has she really arrived here on an official visit or to antoganise Mahinda R's government?
Namasthe Je Sunday, 01 September 2013 03:27 PM
You can tell that to your boss who is pushing you from behind to attack Sri Lanka!!!
SB Monday, 02 September 2013 08:29 AM
Very correct assesment it is even apparent to people whoare on short visits
kalu nangi Monday, 02 September 2013 02:03 PM
truth hurts......loud noises from the regime after she left shows how badly they are hurt.
T.Siriwardana Monday, 03 February 2014 03:52 AM
Where were you and your human right champions when the LTTE were masacaring innocent Sri Lankan citizens during the 30 year war?
T.Siriwardana Monday, 03 February 2014 03:55 AM
What have you got to say about religious intollerence in the Middle East and what action have you taken. Why did you not speak to the head of the Catholic church and other Muslim and Hindu religious leaders without basing our assumptions on two LTTE priests who are known liars.
Tuan K. Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:35 AM
"......that there are articles they dare not write, and others their editors dare not print. Freedom of expression is under a sustained assault in Sri Lanka..." I totally agree with this comment.
Richard Saturday, 31 August 2013 10:28 AM
A fair assessment of the true picture in SL
Manoharan Saturday, 31 August 2013 10:51 AM
WELL SAID MADAM. THOSE TAMILS WHO ARE LIVING IN THE COSY COMFORTS OF THE WEALTHY WESTERN COUNTRIES SHOULD STOP GLORIFYING LTTE. THEY SHOULD LET PEACE-LOVING TAMILS IN SRI LANKA TO LIVE PEACEFULLY.
sanjaya Saturday, 31 August 2013 10:53 AM
she need to keep her job first. She will do what ever she asked to do. What the point her to supporting to srilanka. It will be another agenda for her to look after every year.
ANTON Saturday, 31 August 2013 10:56 AM
ADIOS MADAM, WE ARE EXPECTING JAYALALITHA TO COME HERE AND WE HAVE ORGANIZED OUR CAMPUS BROTHERS TO SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM ... HOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Grace Saturday, 31 August 2013 10:58 AM
In the miracle of Asia democracy means authoritarianism.
bara Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:05 AM
About the final stages of the war I may not agree with her, but for government dictatorship & deteriorating law & order concerns I full agree & applaud her for voicing it out.
ANTON Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:05 AM
MADAM IT IS A LOVELY REPORT,OK, HAVEN'T YOU FORGOT THE DESTRUCTION CAUSED BY LTTE. AND DAMN PRO LTTERS.
saliya Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:13 AM
Her clear image about LTTE speaks louder. Countries such as UK, USA, Norway and others must ban all activities that leads to glorification of LTTE Terrorism by so called diaspora.
Unless, it is done fully, Sri Lankan government may not be able to fulfill it's own LLRC recommendations.
So, it is up to you Tamilians and TNA!!!!!.
Strengthen government's programme or continue suffering in your so called leader's mental sickness.
Rana Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:14 AM
I was an enemy of yours before.. Now I regret..I apologize..
janushan Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:15 AM
This is a red signal from international community to SL government. If the government continues this way, then there will be serious problem. But I do not think it will listen, let see?
merril de silva Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:15 AM
After reading her meticulously drafted statement I felt ashamed.
Mohan Bandara Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:16 AM
Ministers are ruining this country. MR is apologizing to her - why cannot MR throw these three idiotic ministers from the government for their foolish unethical behavior towards a top UN representative.
Udarata Manike Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:25 AM
Enjoying Sri Lanka Hospitality and making unfair comments. Way to go madam.
Do you want peace????? in countries?? or do you make statements to break the peace ??? so the outside world can enjoy the sun and the hospitality and pretend to work for peace.
amarasekera Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:30 AM
Law and order is a must.Iraq ,afghanitan,libiya now egypt,etc etc etc .Who makes these countries unlivable ?
Prof Hemantha Wickra Saturday, 31 August 2013 09:49 AM
she should have added a word to her text, 'Family"
C Seneveratne Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:40 AM
What she had said is believable,
It is sad the ruling party do not want to
admit this. The way things are going in
Sri Lanka there is no democracy. This country is going on a mission and not on a vision.
Rana Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:43 AM
I abhorred her before.. But now i regret.. i apologize.. Rana
neutral man Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:54 AM
fake prof. u really don't know what u r saying and how dangerous it is mr, she tries to destroy my country u just assist her plz hv some sort of unity this is a national issue plz be thoughtful..
Ryan Saturday, 31 August 2013 11:57 AM
Lot of authroitarian words from Pillay
clueless Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:11 PM
Isn't it already?
The God Father Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:11 PM
Dramas come in different forms and languages.
Perera Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:12 PM
She saw the correct situation and this is the reality...We are being MILITARIZED...We all will regret this militarization one day....
Perumal Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:23 PM
It is very clear that she is concerned not only about rights of one community but all the citizens of this country. President and his government disseminates misleading information.
Wansa Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:31 PM
Bada pirenna ahagaththa neda!!!
Onetime Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:33 PM
She feels comfortable in complaining , nowhere I hear any sort of encouragement to the Government. She would have done her study before landing in Sri Lanka and trying to justify by associating with some isolated incidents only speaks bad of her.
Pillai , Germany was built after the war by German soldiers, , Made in Germany, made comfortable by the British after the war.
Take note of the South Korean Prime Minister, simple and a productive visit, benefitting both countries at the same week.
Rakitha Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:34 PM
Well its better from her than we expected,,, anyway nothing new and surprising from her and her tone still remains the same with lots of hidden agendas!!!! its SAD for high office she goes down in these levels to aid terrorist cells and super power and fulfill their agendas and use her good office to manipulate HR as a tool for selective countries which always raises a eye!!!!!!!!
Gomez Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:35 PM
President has personally apologized for statements made by ministers. If this is true it shows the calibre of ministers and in turn shows the caliber of the Govt. it is a Miracle indeed.
Wansa Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:35 PM
Bada pirenna ahagaththaneda!!!
kenneth chelian Saturday, 31 August 2013 12:40 PM
Hey every state have their shoulder over their citizens. Every state is a police state in real terms. Surface may be all rights protected.
CIA and NSA in USA is far more controlling establishments than Sri Lankan police or forces.
Get realistic SRI LANKANS. This lady talking nonsense.
Even NSA and CIA in USA have bugged her office. Why don't she complain about that. She need the cookies from USA anyway.
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