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.
The Sri Lankan government should immediately lift its September order barring humanitarian agencies from the Vanni conflict area in northern Sri Lanka so they can assist thousands of persons displaced by flooding from Cyclone Nisha.
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 Lanka’s Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has dismissed a report by an Army Court of Inquiry that absolved the Army troops of any civilian deaths during the final phase of the three-decade long war with the Tamil Tiger rebels. The Army Commander Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya presented the report on the first part […]