Five civilians, including two children, displaced recently from Mannaar district were killed Saturday evening when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) launched artillery attack on Puthumu’rippu village, situated 7 km southwest of Ki’inochchi town. Three civilians were rushed to Ki’inochchi hospital in critical condition, according to medical sources. The SLA attack, targeting the village, densely populated by IDPs, comes a day after Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) dropped leaflets threatening heavy casualties to civilians in Vanni unless they moved from LTTE administered Vanni.kilde Tamilnet.com, Automatisk oversat med google til Dansk.
Watch webcast by – Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan. In this video broadcast, Bruce Fein traces Sri Lanka’s genocidal history against Tamils,and focusses on the urgent need to prosecute, in the U.S. Courts, high-level Sri Lankan Government officials for crimes against humanity.
Britain said on Wednesday there would be “consequences” for Sri Lanka if its leaders did not address international concerns over human rights abuses, ahead of a Commonwealth summit scheduled to be held in Colombo in November. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg told parliament “despicable human rights violations” had taken place in Sri Lanka, but that […]
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 […]