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 Swedish provincial court has found Asian Tribune website editor KT Rajasingham guilty in defamation case filed by Norway based tamil journalist Nadaraja Sethurupan (Sethu). The court has ordered KT Rajasingham to pay 125, 000 Swedish Kroner for Sethu whose professionalism was called into question by the stories published in Asian Tribune. Judgment The court […]
New photographs have emerged which raise fresh questions about the conduct of Sri Lanka’s armed forces during the final stages of the operation against Tamil rebels and have led to claims the 12-year-old son of the militants’ leader may have been summarily executed. ( independent.co.uk ) A series of photographs taken a few hours apart and […]
.Channel 4 News can name a woman journalist as one of the victims in the Sri Lanka execution video along with damning new details of the date and location where the video was filmed.