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Lakkana Nanayakkara has a Master of Professional Studies in International Relations & Human Rights and a Masters in the Second World War.

ARTICLES BY: Lakkana Nanayakkara

August 11, 2014 12:39 am

Russell Brand Adopts Hamas Narrative

English actor Russell Brand criticized Israel and defended the actions of Hamas recently, in two videos posted online. His comments came in response to Fox...

January 21, 2014 2:16 pm

George Galloway’s Farcical TV Show Takes Anti-Israel Slander to Unprecedented Level

George Galloway spent an entire episode of his TV show, Sputnik, vilifying former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and the State of Israel. The British...

August 5, 2013 9:48 am

Oliver Stone’s Son Says 9/11 Inside Job, Defends Hezbollah, Calls Israelis ‘European Settlers’ (VIDEO)

Sean Stone, son of controversial film director Oliver Stone, delivered a barrage of anti-Israel rhetoric on the Russia Today TV channel August 1st. He referred to...

November 22, 2012 12:07 pm

Russia Today Continues its Anti-Israel Propaganda, Going Even Further Than Arab TV

Russia Today, a television network funded by the Russian government, has stepped up its anti-Israel propaganda in the past week to an unparalleled level. A...

November 18, 2012 1:57 am

Russia Today Presenter Accuses Israel of “Terrorism” and “Apartheid” (VIDEO)

Abby Martin, a presenter for Russia Today, accused Israel of "terrorism" during her program "Breaking the Set" yesterday. RT is funded by the Russian government...

October 25, 2012 9:35 am

Anti-Israel Groups Protest Israeli Ambassador to the UK

Several anti-Israel groups aggressively protested at Edinburgh University in Scotland against Israel ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub, yesterday. Mr Taub was invited to speak by the...

October 3, 2012 2:39 am

Police Arrest Hundreds After Muslim attack on Buddhists in Bangladesh Over Facebook Photos

Muslim mobs have attacked Buddhist temples and villages in Bangladesh, after photos were posted on Facebook containing images considered offensive to Muslims. Hundreds of Muslims reportedly rampaged through...

September 3, 2012 8:21 pm

Desmond Tutu’s Selective Moral Outrage

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair and George Bush to be prosecuted at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for their role...

September 3, 2012 10:11 am

Pakistani Imam Arrested in Blasphemy Case

Pakistani police have arrested an imam, Khalid Chishti, for planting evidence used against a Christian girl accused of blasphemy. He will face blasphemy charges himself...

August 26, 2012 1:26 am

Anti-Semitic Fashion Designer Stripped of France’s Highest Award

British fashion designer John Galliano has been stripped of the prestigious Legion d'Honneur (Legion of Honor) medal awarded to him by the French Government in...

August 9, 2012 9:43 am

A Solution to Israel’s Draft Dilemma

The subject of national service has recently become a major political issue in Israel and not surprisingly has received a lot of local and international...

August 3, 2012 7:38 am

Jewish Kiwi Rower Nathan Cohen Wins Olympic Gold

Nathan Cohen and his teammate Joseph Sullivan have won New Zealand's first gold medal at the London Olympics. Cohen and Sullivan won the double sculls event...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Jewish U of Virginia Students ‘Horrified’ by Nazi-Style Graffit...

Jewish students at the University of Virginia (UVA) expressed shock over the appearance of Nazi-style graffiti on the wall of a...


UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, B...

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee...

Middle East

Top Iranian Commander Calls on Country’s Tech Experts to Develop Rada...

A top Iranian military commander called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading device for locally-produced missiles, the...