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.
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. […]
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 […]