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.
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 […]
KT Rajasingham, editor of Website Asian Tribune makes puts Sri Lanka’s intelligence services in limbo over international law A major defamation and damages case against the Asian Tribune website was heard at a Swedish court on 15th April. Case was filled against the said website, its owners, editors and writers of the particular articles. Case was heard by […]
The European Parliament, – having regard to its previous resolutions of 18 May 2000, 14 March 2002, 20 November 2003 and 18 May 2006 on Sri Lanka, of 13 January 2005 on EU aid after the tsunami disaster, and of 5 February 2009 on the situation in Sri Lanka, – having regard to the open letters of the European Commissioner for […]