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Sajith wants to start non-violent people’s movement against govt. excesses – The Island

Sajith wants to start non-violent people’s movement against govt. excesses – The Island

p Emergency receives some lawyers’ backing: By Shamindra Ferdinando In spite of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) being quite clearly opposed to the declaration of Emergency, to deal with the continuing challenge posed by the ‘protest movement’, an increasingly vociferous section of the lawyers overwhelmingly support measures taken by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces.The protest grouping tried to cover up its failure claiming all of them represented the leadership, Nimesh Wijesuriya dealt with issues related to the ‘protest movement’ in the wake of the continuing debate over the role played by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) in the overall project.p p Chinese research vessel saga By Rathindra Kuruwita There would be constant pressure on Sri Lanka to distance itself from China in the future, Ramindu Perera, lecturer at the Open University Law faculty said, commenting on the controversy surrounding the Chinese research vessel, Yuan Wang 5.Sri Lanka, thus, must figure out how to benefit from the emerging multi-polar world, while not antagonizing its powerful neighbour, Perera said.

Sri Lanka should also recognise that India and China reacted differently to perceived changes in the country’s political landscape, Perera added.Foreign ships, even naval vessels, arrive in Sri Lanka each year but India is making an issue over Yuan Wang 5.

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