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 Lanka’s military is now two months into a full-on offensive against the Tamil Tiger rebels in their northern base. An end finally may be in sight to the war that has roiled the country for a quarter century. The government claims control of large areas in the region and could soon take the Tiger […]
A group of 9 Tamils who were arrested in Italy by the police of that country on suspicions of refugee status seekers have disclosed that they were there to fulfill a mission of a SL defense chief, reports say. Because of this disclosure a Diplomatic crisis had been sparked. Italian police sources say that this […]
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.