We looked inside some of the tweets by @NugaraClifford and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
On Juneteenth, we celebrate our capacity to make real the promise of our founding, that thing inside each of us that says America is not yet finished, that compels all of us to fight for justice and equality until this country we love more closely aligns with our highest ideals.
Outside the Oval Office, I kept a painting of a small crowd huddled around a pocketwatch, waiting for the moment the Emancipation Proclamation took effect. On Juneteenth, we celebrate the anniversary of that news - freedom - reaching slaves in Texas. And something more:
This is worth a read: a thought-provoking reminder that education reform isn’t a cure-all. As a supporter of education reform, I agree that fixing educational inequality requires doing more to address the broader, systemic sources of economic inequality.
Reacting to the growing abuse of power by law enforcement authorities, the Supreme Court, in a landmark ruling, has issued 20 guidelines to be followed by law enforcement authorities for the secure and advancing the rights of the public. http://www.dailynews.lk/2019/06/17/local/188568/sc-issues-20-strict-guidelines-law-enforcement … #lka #SriLanka
Not entering now but India is very much in Colombo port for decades. Big share of Colombo port’s revenue is based on the hidden fact that 75% of the container traffic at Colombo port is "India bound containers" dropped at #Colombo #Port for transshipment to India by vessels #lka
ICCPR Act under which a fiction writer & a Muslim woman wearing a kaftan featuring the helm of a ship were recently arrested, has never been used to prosecute those who incited hatred & communal tensions even after riots in Aluthgama & Digana @AWipulasena
Muslim woman who was arrested & detained for wearing a dress depicting a ship’s wheel which was mistaken for a Dharma Chakra has filed a FR petition in Supreme Court seeking declaration that police violated her fundamental rights. http://www.dailynews.lk/2019/06/15/law-order/188463/detained-woman-files-fr-plaint … #LKA #SriLanka
Shakthika was arrested under ICCPR's hate speech provisions for writing a short story about abuse in temples. Blatant abuse of the law to arrest a writer while perpetrators of mass racism and hatred remain unchallenged and state-affiliated. Anyone else willing to join at Fort?
Congratulations @BrandixLanka in building the world’s first ‘net zero carbon’ manufacturing facility in Batticaloa #SriLanka. No 1 exporter, responsible innovator n close to 50,000 jobs; Ashroff Omar, @FerozOmar n others, you continue to make this nation proud. Wish you the best!