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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

July 22, 2012 10:57 pm

BBC Unsure of Israel’s Capital City

Until July 18, 2012, the BBC's Olympic Games website listed Israel as having no capital. Meanwhile, the capital of 'Palestine' was listed as East Jerusalem. Responding...

July 17, 2012 7:00 am

“Son of Hamas” Author to Film Documentary on Muhammed

Mosab Hassan Yousef is currently in Israel to produce two films with Israeli producer and actor Sam Feuer. The first is a feature film adaptation...

June 10, 2012 1:41 pm

Turkey Continues Its Irrevocable Slide to Becoming an Islamic Theocracy

Modern Turkey bears little resemblance to the secular republic created by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in 1923. Over the past decade, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's...

June 9, 2012 1:26 pm

Pro-Hamas Convoy Led by George Galloway Fails to Reach Gaza

A convoy organized by the Viva Palestina organization, which claimed to be carrying humanitarian aid to Palestinians, has failed to reach Gaza. The attempt to...

June 1, 2012 1:47 am

Palestinian Principal Punished for Beach Party in Israel

A Palestinian principal has been sacked after his students took part in a spontaneous beach party during a field trip to Israel. Mohammad Abu Samra,...

May 30, 2012 11:00 am

Assange and Occupy Go on Anti-U.S. Diatribes During RT Interview

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, interviewed several occupy movement leaders for the seventh episode of his new talk show. The show was broadcast on...

May 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Christopher Columbus Was a Secret Jew?

Christopher Columbus was probably Jewish according to a CNN article that refers to several credible sources. On the 508th anniversary of Columbus's death, scholars have...

May 24, 2012 7:00 am

Pakistan Jails Doctor for Helping U.S. Find Bin Laden

Senior U.S. officials including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have called for the release of Shakil Afridi, saying his work served both Pakistani and...

May 13, 2012 4:25 pm

Anti-Israel Norman Finkelstein on BBC’s Hardtalk Claims American Jews are Deserting Israel (VIDEO)

Norman Finkelstein continued his ongoing criticism of Israel in a recent appearance on the BBC's Hardtalk program. He started off by saying that surveys show...

May 3, 2012 1:41 pm

Geert Wilders: Israel’s Borders Separate Barbarism and Reason

Dutch politician Geert Wilders praised Israel and highlighted the threat from radical Islam during a recent appearance on Sean Hannity's program on Fox News. He...

April 24, 2012 2:05 pm

Australian Jews Commemorate Yom Hazikaron and Anzac Day All-in-One

Australian Jews will be commemorating Yom Ha-Zikaron and ANZAC Day around the same time on April 25. Yom Ha-Zikaron is Israel's Fallen Soldiers and Victims...

April 18, 2012 2:23 pm

The Hypocrisy of Assange’s Interview with Hezbollah Leader

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, interviewed Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, for the first episode of his new talk show. The show was broadcast on...

April 18, 2012 12:00 am

EU Human Rights Body: Russia Attitude Toward Katyn Massacre, “Lacking in Humanity”

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled on a case involving the Katyn massacre that brings back painful memories for Polish victims of...

April 6, 2012 1:50 pm

Famous Spy Eli Cohen Ate Matzah While in Syria

The Mossad's greatest agent, Eli Cohen, ate matzah during Passover in Syria according to his widow Nadia Cohen. She said two Jews of Syrian origin told...


From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...


Amid ‘Deal of the Century’ Tensions, IDF Beefs Up Forces in Jor...

As tensions rose ahead of the publication of US President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday, the IDF beefed...

Middle East

Abbas Calls Trump a ‘Son of a Dog,’ Calls for ‘Resistance’ - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas railed against US President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting with the Fatah leadership on Monday, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

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