My visits and experiences in Jaffna - Part I:
Jaffna regaining past grandeur
My first ever visit to Jaffna when I was just a
child was way back in the early fifties. My uncle Tissa Ratnatunga
was an important government official in Jaffna. He had a large
bungalow within the Jaffna Fort and our family spent a holiday with
my uncle and his family in this bungalow.
The Morning Inspection
A rat has crept into my SAARC frame of mind
I am in a SAARC frame of mind. This happens
whenever the SAARC Summit takes place. There is a rush of regional
blood and my solidarity with peoples in the region become warmer.
Fooling all the people all the time - Part I
Country Report on Sri Lanka commissioned by UNHCR
Two sources abroad have now brought to my
attention a recent report on Sri Lanka produced by an organisation
called ‘Country of Origin Research and Information’. Unfortunately
both told me this was a report of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).