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Who benefits from another Ethno-Religious War?


We already had a brutal terrorist war for 30 years. The Sri Lankan media now reports of another impending ethno-religious war. The corrupt politicians are the ones benefiting most from another ethno-religious terrorist war. They can prolong their corrupt rule with the pretext of protecting the country and the Sinhala Buddhist nation, by having another so-called ethno-religious terrorist war.

There is widespread racism and religious bigotry in Sri Lanka, beginning even before independence. Controversial Sri Lankan leaders who mixed religion and race based politics, and so called patriots who depicted Tamils, Muslims, Burghers, and Christians as eternal enemies of Sinhala-Buddhists, have contributed to the present situation.Read More...

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