The veteran doctors T. Saththiyamoorthy and S. Varadarajah, who were working at hospitals inside the so-called no-fire zone, who publicised daily the casualties caused by heavy shelling there, have been arrested when they entered Sri Lanka Army controlled territory and their whereabouts are unknown. Both Dr. Sathyamoorthy and Dr. Varadarajan have been recommended by the UN for special honours for their part in carrying out their professional duties under difficult and trying conditions in the war front so far. Earlier, the government defence spokesperson and minister Kehiliya Rambukwella told journalists in the Colombo that the two doctors were not attached to the Government service.
A senior Sri Lankan Army commander and frontline soldier have told Britain’s Channel 4 News that point-blank executions of Tamils at the end of the civil war in May 2009 were carried out under orders ‘from the top’. In an extended segment on Sri Lanka Tuesday, Channel 4 broadcast translated video interviews with the two […]
Tamil political party,Naam Tamilar today held demonstration at central Mumbai against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa protesting against killings of Tamil Nadu fishermen in the mid-sea allegedly by its Navy. Members of Naam Tamilar Party torched and tore the photos of Rajapaksa at Dharavi. “A number of fishermen were killed in the mid-sea by Sri […]
A prominent Tamil film director and a vocal Eelam supporter Seeman has been arrested at his residence few hours ago. He was arrested for his fiery speech on October 19, 2008 at Rameswaram huge rally organized by the Tamil Nadu directors and other people in the Tamil film industry. Speaking on his arrest Seeman said, […]