Seventh Neelan Tiruchelvam Memorial Lecture, held at the BMICH
on July 29, 2006
Terror and the Constitution: Notes from America
since September 11
Soldiers treat prisoners of war humanely so they
will in turn be treated humanely when they become prisoners of war.
Intelligence officers do not assassinate rival station chiefs
because they wish in turn not to be assassinated.
Please Mr. Minister!
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has advised his
Ministers to settle trade union issues amicably. They should not
prolong issues affecting the working class in the country. Workers
also should try to understand issues and resolve them to bring about
industrial peace, healthy and conducive atmosphere in the workplace.
We gave our guns away