Posts Tagged ‘propaganda’

Sri Lanka says war crimes allegations ‘propaganda’

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

[AFP]

Sri Lanka’s government on Thursday sought to dismiss war crimes allegations as propaganda from its defeated rivals, as it came under further pressure ahead of a Commonwealth summit.

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Sri Lankan envoy criticizes Canada over inquiry calls

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

[CTV News]

OTTAWA — Sri Lanka says Canada is falling for terrorist “propaganda” with its newfound criticism of the Asian country’s human-rights record and its demands for an international inquiry.

Sri Lanka needs multiethnic united front

Friday, April 17th, 2009

[UPI]

The government’s propaganda agents ridicule all international agencies that attempt to draw attention to this situation. Meanwhile the freedom of the press in the country is suppressed and large numbers of journalists have even fled the country, thus preventing any local attempts to provide information to society on such deaths, and keep society involved in trying to overcome the present situation. In Sri Lanka the distinctions between misfortune, tragedy and catastrophe have been lost. By whatever name, what goes on is a saga of limitless misery with no foreseeable possibility of any end. Life is just a dip into a highly polluted river, but no one seems to worry about it anymore.

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