From the day after the new year in 2006, when college-bound Ragihar was murdered execution style along with four of his 20-year old friends opposite the Dutch Bay sea beach in Trincomalee, his father Dr Kasippillai Manoharan, has made bringing the perpetrators to justice his life’s mission. Dr. Manoharan’s efforts drew death threats from Sri Lanka military, widely acknowledged to be responsible for the crime, forcing the family to flee Sri Lanka, and seek safety in the U.K. While the family struggles to begin a new life in an unfamiliar environment, Dr Manoharan’s focus has turned to the new judicial paths available in the West to prosecute his son’s killers. Kilde: TAmilnet.com Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
A senior Sri Lankan Army commander and frontline soldier have told Britain’s Channel 4 News that point-blank executions of Tamils at the end of the civil war in May 2009 were carried out under orders ‘from the top’. In an extended segment on Sri Lanka Tuesday, Channel 4 broadcast translated video interviews with the two […]
About twenty-five-thousand soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) have deserted their ranks since the war began under the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime, media sources in Colombo quoted reports carried by the Sinhala weekly “Ravaya”, published from Colombo. 15,000 soldiers have deserted ranks till January this year, an article based on a survey carried by Ravaya […]
The UN has become a refuge providing employment and protection not only to war criminals but also to the abettors of war crimes, an explicit irony of the principles for which it was founded. Since the end of Eelam War IV, the United Nations Organisation has been keeping mum over what had happened to the […]