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JVP leader backs abolition of Sri Lanka’s Provincial Council system

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake reportedly supported the abolition of the Provincial Council system in Sri Lanka in remarks made this...

Sri Lanka: Winner of the presidential election depends entirely on the JVP’s second preference – Tisaranee Genasekara

“We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” George Orwell. (The Adelphi –...

Presidential election in Sri Lanka: Gota’s strenght, Sajith’s chellenge & AKD’s role

Image: Sajith Premadasa must get at least 75% of the Tamil vote to have a chance of winning.  By Professor S W R de A Samarasinghe. Only...

Importance of JVP candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake: Principles and policies – Laksiri Fernando

The JVP candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake, supported by the National People’s Power (NPP), undoubtedly is well ahead of all other candidates in terms of...

United Left Front will support JVP led alliance in the presidential election – Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Image: Lal Wijenayake, secretary general of the ULF  has been a prominant speaker at Jathika Jana Balawegaya public meetings  for some time now. In an...

Sri Lanka: A Presidential Candidate’s pledge to support LGBTQ+ rights

MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake was announced as the Presidential Candidate of the political coalition, National People’s Power- NPP (ජාතික ජන බලවේගය) on 18th August...

Sri Lanka: Presidential Election 2019 is could be a three-cornered battle. – Jayadeva Uyangoda

Image: JVP led National People's Power launched its campaign with a huge rally at Galle Face Green. With the nomination of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as its presidential...

Ragging in Sri Lanka universities: Academical institutions turn torture camps

Another story about ragging in universities had made headlines last week. 19 senior students of Ruhuna University were remanded after being arrested over an...

Wijeweera and cinema magic – Srilal Jayasuriya

Image: 1989 a woman walked passed a bodies of a massacre by JVP at Menikhinna. (Daily Mirror 29.02.19) In Anuruddha Jayasinghe’s Ginnen Upan Seethala, Kamal Addaraarachchi...

The Emerging Political Vacuum in Sri Lanka: Is JVP the Answer? – Sunanda Deshapriya

If there is one question that troubles many rights activists in Sri Lanka today, it is the current political instability within the coalition Government...

Sri lanka: THE SLFP IN 2018; VICISSITUDES AND RISKS – Dr Jayadeva Uyangoda

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has been at a crucial turning point in its political career for some time. Its unending crisis has...

Sri Lanka: JVP Members have been elected to almost every council- Tilvin

Image: JVP general secretary Tilvin Silva. (LT/12 Feb 2018) “The votes for the JVP have increased proportionately as well as quantitatively. JVP Members have been...

Harassing Rohingya refugees [in Colombo] is an insult to humanity – JVP

Harassing and assaulting a group of Rohingya refugees who had arrived from Myanmar and are temporarily settled under the care of UNHRC by a...

Wijeweera and Prabhakaran: Two sides of the same coin

by Vishwamithra. Rohana Wijeweera was a remarkable man. At the height of the cold war in the international arena, when the United States of America...

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights in Sri Lanka – Damith Chandimal

( Image from drama on sexual rights by Grass Rooted Trust, April 2016; ©s.deshapriya) Rights of people with different sexual orientations and gender identities became...

Most Effective Group that Represents People in Parliament is the JVP – Survey

A survey carried out by www.manthri.lk web site states the group of JVP Parliamentarians is the most effective group of MPs in Parliament that...

Somawansa Amarasinghe – Some Recollections from Our Political Journeys B- Lionel Bopage

Comrade Somawansa Amarasinghe since joining the JVP in 1969, had been committed at that time to the political line of the JVP. I understand...

The April 5: The Day that Shook the South and its Legacy – Dayapala Thiranagama

( Youth rebels in custody, 1971 May) The impulsion towards nationalist sentiment in politics, has in our view, exceedingly profound roots in the life style...

We Would Never Give Up Struggle to Recover Public Funds Robbed – Anura Kumara

( JVP  led protest against corruption) “It is not necessary to conceal the mediation of the JVP to punish fraudsters and the corrupt. The JVP...

History of Tamil Struggle: A Response to Anura Kumara from R. Sampanthan

R. Sampanthan, (MP,TNA) There was a reference by my Friend, the Hon. Anura Dissanayake, the leader of the JVP, to international involvement in the issues...

Wejeweera didn’t Listen to Last Minute Security Warnings Says Samawansa Amarasinghe

( Rohana Wijeweera) Somawansa Amarasinghe, the former leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)  says that  Rohana Wijeweera did not listen to security warnings by politburo...

JVP for Credible Domestic Inquiry

Opposing the Hybrid Court System proposed by the UNHRC, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday stressed that justice for alleged war crime victims would...

JVP founder Rohana Wijeweera’s Widow Breaks 26-year Silence: JVP Neglected the Family

 Says JVP has neglected family, children have no place to go and family has no faith in JVP Reveals children discriminated against as father is Wijeweera,...

Why the Poor JVP Showing ? A Variegated Analysis of Electoral Performance. by Kumar Davd

Many, this correspondent included, expected the JVP to poll well and win 10 to 15 parliamentary seats – some people said 20+ even when...

Vote for JVP to Make Mahinda Victorious; The Slogan of Some Leftists?

The discarded defeated Leftists alias  ‘left garbage leftists’ say , what is necessary at this moment is not defeating Mahinda Rajapakse, rather sending more...

UNFGG’s For Greener pastures; JVP Leads for Economic Liberation, Welfare

The United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG) and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) released their manifestos this week, outlining their plans for the...

Minor Parties Warn Prime Minister on 20-A

Minor parties today met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and warned him that they will defeat the 20th Amendment to the Constitution if it is...

‘Matale Commission Conclusions, an Insult to Professional Experts’

Conclusions of the presidential commission that inquired into the Matale mass grave are an insult to the professional experts who had carried out the...

Video: Maithri Behind Attempts Against 19A: Anura

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake today charged that President Maithripala Sirisena was behind the statements made by Minister Patali Champika...

Why JVP Should Chair Parliamentary Over Site Committees?

by Lacille de Silva, (Former director (administration) parliament of Sri Lanka. The Committee on Public Enterprises, popularly known as COPE, had been established on 21st...
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