Sarath Weerasekara

Sarath Weerasekara made the news in 2017 for going to Geneva to hand-over all manner of petitions against the OHCHR head, as well as earlier in the year with dossiers. He also took it upon himself to defend war crimes allegations.

A Google search brings up this recording, allegedly between journalist Wasantha Chandrapala and Weerasekara, conducted in Sinhala. Weerasekara openly threatens Chandrapala.

Weerasekara has a dedicated website, at http://www.sarathweerasekara.com.

The site archive was taken on 14 June 2017. Download it here.

Kamal Gunaratne

Kamal Gunaratne is a colorful character (Facebook profile here). The author of ‘The Road to Nandikadal‘ was also flagged as a murderer by Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister, in Parliament.

As noted in news reports,

Former army major general Kamal Gunaratne is under investigation over the murder of an employee at the Sri Lankan embassy in Brazil, foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera told parliament today.

Gunaratne, who was sent to Brazil as deputy ambassador by then defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, murdered an embassy employee Nimal Rupasinghe with the support of two other embassy staff members, the minister said.

What appears to be a fan page of Gunaratne exists on the web at http://anojaw.tripod.com/kamal.htm. Access the archive of this page here.

Ministry of Defence website

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Defence.lk was, under the Rajapaksa administration, a notorious website used to attack journalists and civil society activists. The content posted on the site, usually without attribution, frequently featured hate speech and content that targeted activists, independent journalists, websites, civil society institutions and NGOs under the guise of national security. Content on defence.lk was so bad, it even forced retrations and the deletion of content that offended India.

The current archive of defence.lk was taken on 26th January 2015. It is large, at nearly 2Gb. Download it here.