After the reactionary intervention to usurp power which was defeated by the progressive people and judicial power centers, there is general criticism that the two main parties in Lanka’s political arena – the UNP and the SLFP – have degenerated in both theory and practice.
Our folks refer ‘donkey’ to someone who is less of a common sense or too simple to understand the social standards. Although Hollywood may have fantasized our kids about talking donkeys that save damsels in distresses, donkeys might be the most underrated creatures in Sri Lanka whose cultural value has been talked less.
For a country whose prejudice walls itself between nations in christening their blood ‘SinhaLe’, ‘DemaLe’, the lesson that is taught is, “There is only one nation, and that is human nation”.
Remembering the World AIDS Day—in opening up opportunities for people living with HIV to fight against it, showing support and bringing equality for people living with HIV, and commemorating those who passed away from AIDS-related illnesses—the world was in a unity dressed in gallantly bright red ribbons to show support as an international dedication and was only three days ago. Where are we standing today?