Gotabaya Rakapaksa has now gone and threatened to hang General Sarath Fonseka. On the BBC of all places (via AFP). Why oh why I ask. Fonseka is not the wisest or most sagacious person, but he’s still a war hero and he shouldn’t be in jail. Even if he is in jail, the government should at least attempt not to look like it’s trying to kill opponents, or cover up war crimes. This holds doubly true if they are trying to do these things, if only in self interest. I actually think the government is less bad than Gota makes it look (though not good). He really shouldn’t be talking to foreign media anymore.