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Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Lasantha Wickrematunge’s Widow, Sonali Samarasinghe Wickrematunge Interviewed on Lasantha’s Murder February 19, 2009

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Here a video of BBC’s Christopher Morris interviewing Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. He asks him about Lasantha Wickrematunga’s murder. Rajapaksa defends himself by saying that if he had a problem with Lasantha he would have sorted it out through the courts, as he says he was doing. “Isn’t that the right thing to do?”, he asks.

Personally, I don’t know how anyone can think this man is dangerous. Just the calm, rational demeanour of the man reveals that he has the country’s best interest at heart.  He sees ciriticising the war as treason and god knows, he’s entitled to hold that opinion. This is a democracy after all. He is the type of leader we need in charge of our military, not some crazy nutjob who flies off the handle.

Then, here’s Lasantha’s widow Sonali Samarasinghe Wickramatunga interviewed on the same topic. According to her interview, which was published on the 12th of February, Christopher Morris has fled Sri Lanka too, after being accused of being a terrorist. Also, she says Lasantha was not shot but beaten to death with a metal object that pierced his skull.

Poor girl, she must be losing it with all that pressure. You can hear it in her voice.

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1. The-Benevolent-Dictator - February 19, 2009

err…i like the sarcasm…

2. Adam - February 19, 2009

Bravo Gota, well said. He is the only Sri lankan Defence Minister who had the guts to say all these racist foreign Ambassadors and foreign media specially BBC to mind your language or get the hell out.

Sri Lankan prblem is an internal problem. No foreign intervention is necessary.

3. Sophist - February 19, 2009

Yes Ravana….you are a terrorist. You are a treasoner. You are an LTTE helper. Gotabhaya the Great went to courts. That is the right thing to do. You people don’t know the right thing. You are all LTTErs.

4. Colombo - February 19, 2009

The man should be a diplomat.. no an Ambassador.. no wait I’ve got it he should be “Sri Lanka’s Lord Mega Chief of Gold representative to the UN” with apologies to Kingcricket and Shivnarin Chnaderpaul

5. NKR - February 19, 2009

Hmm so one side we have M.I.A. and on the other there is Gota.

This propaganda thing looks a close run thing no?

6. T - February 24, 2009

god, he’s so pompous and arrogant. it makes me sick to listen to him speak.

7. Zulma - March 3, 2009

First blog I read after wakeup from sleep today!

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Are you tension? panic?

8. Chamila - March 4, 2009

Gota have good chance to act in a films. Nice way he is acting. Bugger, how lieer? How many white van? How many they arrested? Not only tamils affected. We also. Is he saving his country? If the war continue like this for another year, sure there will be huge begger in SL.

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10. TheWhacksteR - March 20, 2009

http://thewhacksterslair.blogspot.com/2009/02/entranced.html

the one about your painting.. its starts somewhere around the fifth paragraph. cheers!

11. yasas - May 20, 2009

I just heard a voice of true brave lion of SL. he is a strait forward person who i saw in my life. yes! you just raised your voice against foreign interferes in SL matters. Well done Ghota!! You are a great son of mother Sri Lanka. A brave lion! Jayawewa!!

12. NoEalamInSL - August 6, 2009

Well said Gota, Indeed It could be a conspiracy to discredit MR government and distract war when Killinochchi and Elephant-pass LTTE bases fell into Sri Lankan Security forces. If GOSL behind it, another fatal mistake to Sinhalese. Lasantha is a rare journalist to criticise corruption. Today we miss people like him when needed most. Stop intolerence for criticis. Stop Gun Culture. We dont need Talibans in Sri Lanka. Respect Freedom & Democracy!


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