I am a non-patriot!

According to the closing remarks of the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in his statement made today (19 May) when he declared that the war is officially over he said that, either you are with us or you are with the terrorist. Anyone who will criticize what the government is doing; what the president and his handful of ministers doing; etc. will be labeled as non-patriots.

According to the true spirit of democracy, if a state declares that they follow the true spirit of democracy, in that system the first condition is that the government, the president, the ministers and all the processes of that system can be criticize by the opposition, public and by the media.

So does this mean either we do not have democracy or we are non-patriots or both? Therefore, I claim myself to be a non-patriot!

I am a non-patriot!


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