A commando unit of the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) in Batticaloa district attacked a key paramilitary camp of TMVP Karuna faction in the early hours of Tuesday, killing four operatives and capturing six gunmen from the camp, located at Chengka’ladi, 13 km northwest of Batticaloa city, according to the Batticaloa Command of the LTTE. The Tiger commandos who were in control of the paramilitary camp have seized eight assault rifles and ammunitions before destroying the installation. The attack was launched at 12:15 a.m. on Tuesday. Five T-56 type-2 assault rifles and three T-56 type-1 assault rifles were seized in the raid, the Tigers told media. Kilde:TAmilnet.com Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
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 […]
A US State Department report on possible violations of the laws of war in Sri Lanka made public on October 22, 2009 shows the need for an independent international investigation, Human Rights Watch said today. The report details violations of the laws of war committed by both government forces and the separatist Liberation Tigers of […]
Sri Lanka ranked 114th on the global peace index conducted by an Australian-based Institute for Economics and Peace which measured national peacefulness in 162 countries. Bhutan ranked at 18th place, Nepal at 62, Bangladesh at 84, India at 143 and Pakistan ranked 154 with Afghanistan at 160. Iceland had retained its place as the most […]