Sri Lanka’s hardline government Thursday criticised United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for expressing deep concern about Tamil civilians in the Vanni region. Sri Lankan human rights ministry official Rajiva Wijesinghe told reporters that there were no civilian casualties in the Colombo government’s ongoing offensive and that the UN Chief’s comments were helping the LTTE. On Wednesday a UN statement in New York said: “the secretary general expresses his deep concern over the increased hostilities in northern Sri Lanka, and the grave humanitarian consequences for civilians.” Kilde: TAmilnet.com Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
The man many people believe to be ultimately responsible for abductions and killings in the east is Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan, aka Col Karuna Amman. You can hear Roland Buerk’s report from Sri Lanka on BBC Radio 4’s Crossing Continents
This is the Holy Day on which we venerate the Heroes who were the impetus for our National Liberation Struggle.
Head Quarters, H/S/D/A/07/12 Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Tamil Eelam. 27/11/ 2012. Dear loved and respected Tamil Eelam People, Today is Martyr’s Day This is the Holy Day on which we venerate the Heroes who were the impetus for our National Liberation Struggle. This is the day we remember the virtuous who sacrificed their body […]
The map shows in yellow, the route taken by the UN food convoy consisting of 51 food trucks with one week food for the 200,000 IDPS which entered Vanni on 3 October 2008. That was the only UN food convoy to enter Vanni since the UN and other international agencies were ordered out of Vanni […]