Revenge and vengeance as a tool of justice
The moral issue, which encompasses the driving
force behind punishment, is based on the concept of revenge. Human
development and progress has not impeded the base and animalistic
feeling of revenge. Most religions have yielded to the pressures of
the community to accept the barbaric theory of ‘Tooth for a Tooth’
and ‘Blood Money’ which has governed barbaric societies from
'Gimmicks won't work in politics'
Shan Wijayalal de Silva, a one-time student
activist and government servant, entered politics after contesting
the crucial Southern Provincial Council (SPC) election in 1993 under
the People's Alliance. He earned his political reputation after
serving the people through his own initiatives and climbed the
ladder of politics through his commitment and dedication to serve
his party and the people.
Iran highlights human rights violations in United States
TORONTO, Canada: Tired of being on the receiving
end of human rights concerns by Washington, Iran has responded with
its own scathing report on rights violations by the United States.
Sinister forces intensify campaign against Lanka
At the same time, a few Western countries are
using all their might for a regime change in Sri Lanka. All what
they want is a Sri Lankan political leadership that dances to the
melody of the West. Though they bring human rights as a tool to
achieve their goals, they would opt even for a regime with the worst
human rights record, as far as it says hosannas to the West. Hence,
the agenda of the West is crystal clear.