[ Sunday Leader ] - [ Feb 20, 2012 0:24:34 GMT ]
This is how braggarts end, with egg on their faces and blood on their hands. Last week, at a press conference in Colombo, US Under-Secretary of State Maria Otero announced Washington’s decision to support a resolution on Sri Lanka, at the February-March UN Human Rights Council sessions. This stunning pronouncement was greeted with an eerie quiet; there were no outraged shrieks by Buddhist monks, no effigy-burning demonstrations by the JHU and no ‘fasts unto death’ by Minister Weerawansa. [ full story
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