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Transcript- Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan

October 20, 2010

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20 October 2010 Mr. S. Chandirakanthan (Chief Minister, Eastern Province) C.R. de Silva: Mr. Chandirakanthan, at the very outset I wish to thank you for finding the time to come over here to assist us in our deliberations.  I am sure that with your experience in these areas that you will express very valuable views […]

Transcript- Visaka Dharmadasa

October 7, 2010

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07 October 2010  Ms. Visaka Dharmadasa  Dharmadasa: Honourable President, distinguished members of the Panel, first of all I would like to thank the Commission for giving me the opportunity to make my submissions on matters pertinent to the Mandate of the Commission. At the outset, I should state that I am making these submissions mainly […]

Transcript- J. Handawela

October 5, 2010

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5 October 2010  Dr. J. Handawela  C.R. de Silva: I must thank you on behalf of the Commission for having come over here to assist us in our deliberations. Before you proceed any further I wish to at the outset outline the procedures that we adopt before this Commission. You are entitled to make your […]

Transcript- Rohan Gunaratne

October 1, 2010

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1 October 2010  Dr. Rohan Gunaratne                                                                    C.R. de Silva: At the very outset Dr. Gunaratne, I wish to thank you for agreeing to come and make your representations before us because I am sure that the representations you are making today will be very helpful in formulating our recommendations to His Excellency the President. […]

Transcript- P.B. Hettige

September 30, 2010

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30 September 2010  Mr. P. B. Hettige   (Representations made in Sinhala, interpretation as follows) Hettige: Chairman of the Commission and the Commissioners.  I am happy that I was given this opportunity to come before this Commission.  My main idea is that the seeds of this ethnic conflict came to be in 1956 – that […]

Transcript- W.D.Sirimanne

September 29, 2010

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29  September 2010 W. D. Sirimanne  (Representations made in Sinhala, interpretation as follows)    Sirimanne: First of all I must thank the Honourable Commissioners for considering my representations and calling me before Your Honour to give evidence.  I am happy that a Commission of this nature has been appointed to consider the lessons we have […]

Transcript- Saman Kelegama

September 29, 2010

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 29 September 2010 Dr. Saman Kelegama   C.R. de Silva: Before we commence Dr. Kelegama, I must thank you on behalf of the Commission for having come over here to help the Commission on various aspects which are relevant to the Warrant, and I am sure that your presentation is going to be very exhaustive […]