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.
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 […]
The General Court of European Union has annulled the Council’s measures taken against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which was designated as a terrorist organisation by the EU, on procedural grounds. In a judgement delivered on Thursday in Luxembourg, the Court determined that the Council had not carried out the necessary checks when […]
SLAF bombs the heart of the Ki’linochchi town where NGO offices, residences, civilian facilities and other offices are located, 2 civilians wounded, 23 houses damaged
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Kfir bombers attacked Ki’linochchi town Wednesday around 7:00 a.m., wounding a 90-year-old man and a 11-year-old boy and causing damage to 23 houses. The attack has taken place at the heart of the town where NGO offices, residences, civilian facilities and other offices are located. The Sri Lankan bombers fired […]