The extreme humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Persons, including thousands of children, who are already malnourished, would deteriorate dramatically as clean water is not available for all the IDPs and they have been deprived of medicine by the Sri Lankan government, said Executive Director Paul O’Callaghan of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), which has 25 member organisations working in Sri Lanka over many decades. He has expressed fear of a blood bath as foreign aid workers of UN agencies and NGOs packed their bags following the orders by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) to leave the Vanni region last week. Kilde: TAmilnet.com Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
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.
A young Tamil activist burnt himself to death in front of the Shastri Bhavan, the Indian Central Government’s Chennai Head office Thursday, reports from Chennai said. The activist, Mr. Muthukumar, from Thooththukkudi, who works for Pe’n’nea Nee feminist magazine as typist and also writes articles, doused himself with petrol and set himself afire, condemning the […]
Two civilians including a schoolteacher were killed and seven more wounded in an air strike this morning, 10th 0f October 2008. Around 6.45, Sri Lankan Air force targeted a civilian settlement in Kumarapuram, 1 km west of Paranthan. The wounded were immediately admitted to the Kilinochchi hospital. Arumainathan Santhirathevi, 52, and her 10-year-old daughter Arumainathan […]