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Ban-KI-Moon and EU-dragon with two heads

By Malin Abeyatunga, Melbourne, Australia

United Nation's Secretary General Ban-KI-Moon

International conspiracy launched in 2009 by some Western countries  to molly coddle the LTTE terrorist outfit against Sri Lanka has now created a two headed dragon to strangle and swallow this small island of Sri Lanka. One head belongs to the UN Secretary General (UNSG) and the other head  belongs to the EU. This killer dragon with two heads is attacking  Sri Lanka from all sides. But our small island which has been resilient to all calamities in the past and will fight the killer dragon with tooth and nail to protect its precious sovereignty.

UN Secretary General (UNSG) without the consent or approval of the UN Security Council and breaking all other accepted protocols has on his own appointed this three member panel to investigate the war crimes purported to have been committed by Sri Lankan forces during the last stages of operations which destroyed the LTTE militarily. (LTTE supportive Tamil diaspora is celebrating  UNSG’s action with Champaign). The politicians, academics, intellectuals, clergies of all religions and the ordinary Sri Lankans are of the view that this is a gross interference in the country’s sovereignty. The Sri Lankan government totally rejected Ban-Ki Moon’s personal claim (not a  UN’s claim) of war crimes and had refused to grant visas to the panel.  UNSG appears to have based his decision on various unsubstantiated reports made by various human rights groups (‘dollar vultures’)  like HRW, AI and ICG against Sri Lanka. Not to mention the dubious reports by ‘dollar vultures’ operating in Sri Lanka.

In fact the  so called three experts carry serious doubts of their integrity and impartiality. The ex AG of Indonesia, Marzuki Darusman, who was earlier involved in another commission in SL,  named International Independent Group of Eminent Persons (IIGEP), to probe human rights violation of 16 killings,  ceased to function as Marzuki  left the commission due to some sharp differences with the other members. Presumably he would have wanted his view and say established.  Prof Steven Ratner as The Island editorial reported has a soft corner for the LTTE in his various writings. Yasmin Sooka ‘s NGO is financed by EU. This points to the fact that SL cannot expect any impartial investigation from this panel even if we allow it to do so.  Ban-Ki- Moon has become a puppet (or a joker?) on a string, cunningly manoeuvred by USA, UK and some EU countries, INGO’s like Humans Right Watch, Amnesty International, International Crisis Group and the LTTE supportive Tamil diaspora  etc,. All Sri Lankans salute the Sri Lankan government for stubbornly saying "NO’ to the Ban-Ki-Moon’s attempted investigation/fact finding on Sri Lanka during the last stages of operation against LTTE.  Suffice to mention here that many countries including Russia, China, Japan, Iran have lodged their vehement protest to UNSG on this issue saying that such an investigation is unwarranted.

The other head of the dragon which is trying to strangle this small island of Sri Lanka is the European Union, by refusing to extend the concession of GSP plus. EU is currently talking big in G20 Summit in Toronto as how to help the poor countries while strangling small economies like Sri Lanka. They have agreed to grant GSP plus to Sri Lanka with 16 conditions attached. Salient among them are, repealing 17th amendment, repealing emergency regulations, withdrawal of Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) , which manifests a subtle move to interfere with the country’s sovereignty. EU had the audacity to tell SL to change the constitution to suit their agenda  which are purely domestic issues. These are purely domestic matters and no country should interfere with its domestic affairs. The SL government again said a  firm "NO" to these conditions through the media and ignored responding to EU’s letter. They have got the Sri Lankan government’s message well and truly and EU wants to negotiate the issue further. The GSP plus was introduced to leverage the economic devastation after the Tsunami which devastated almost one third of Sri Lankan habitation along the coastal line. We didn’t have GSP plus before Tsunami and our apparel industry have been carrying on successfully. What we need is now to find new markets with our newly found friendly countries.

A meeting of the SAARC interior ministers concluded recently in Islamabad with a proposal to set up a Regional Police Unit to combat Terrorism. This is an ideal time for Sri Lanka  to seek help from SAARC countries on the GSP Plus issue as well.. One way of helping their friendly nation Sri Lanka is to completely stop exporting garments to the EU countries. The majority population in the EU countries cannot afford to pay high prices for their clothes manufactured in the developed world. If the SAARC countries jointly decide to stop exports of garments , very soon one will be able to see half of the EU population walking nude on the streets.

Malin Abeyatunge

Monday, 29 June 2010 

Source : Island, Monday, 29 June 2010 

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The United States' top intelligence agency, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) says that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is the most dangerous and deadly extremist organization in the world. The official website of FBI in its tops story said that LTTE is far more dangerous terrorists outfit than al Queda, Hezbullah or even HAMAS. Read more...

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