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.
Vaiko, the general secretary of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetta Kazhakam (MDMK) from Tamil Nadu, while addressing British parliamentarians of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Tamils on Wednesday in the British Parliament, said that the British Parliament has a moral responsibility to rectify the historic injustice caused on to the Eezham Tamils during the colonial […]
Sri Lankas government has ordered aid groups operating in the Wanni to move out saying their security cannot be guaranteed in the future, the Associated Press reported quoting Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
The north Sri Lankan ancestral home of Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran has been demolished by the Sri Lankan army. The house was situated in the Valvettithurai area of the northern Jaffna peninsula. “The Sri Lankan Army was guarding this place. They were not allowing anyone to visit the area. They have been demolishing the […]