Sri Lanka Air force kills 61 school children and wounds 129 in Vallipunam on the 14 August 2006

Sri Lankan Police Constables and Intelligence officers have threatened and harassed the relatives and families of missing persons not to appear in front of the Presidential Commission on Missing Persons They even went to the extent of telling the people that there will be no use in appearing in front of the SLPC.  http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=37339 Rev Rayappu Joseph has expressed his frustration that the police cannot be trusted and there is no law and order in Sri Lanka. He speaks in the sound cloud on the matter. In this sun cloud a…

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Sri Lanka Air force kills 61 school children and wounds 129 in Vallipunam on the 14 August 2006

One of the Worst Terrorist carried out by the Sri Lankan state terrorists was this.Sencholai children Masscare by Srilanka sencholai malargal produced by Multi Screen Entz …in the Shadow of a Ceasefire Sri Lanka Air force kills 61 school children and wounds 129 in Vallipunam,  14 August 2006 [TamilNet, August 14, 2006 04:15 GMT]  Also in Streaming Video ஓ….எங்கள் குரல் கேட்கிறதா ?. Thambirasa Lakiya (17), Mahalingam Vensidiyoola (17), Thuraisingam Sutharsini (17), Nagalingam Theepa(19), Thambirasa Theepa (19), Thirunavukkarasu Niranjini (18), Raveenthirarasa Ramya (18), Kanapathipillai Nanthini (18), Vijayabavan Sinthuja (18), Naguleswaran Nishanthini (17),  Tharmakulasingam…

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Merseyside firefighter to treat survivors of Sri Lanka civil war

But Ms Crilly needs to raise £1,250 to fund her accommodation, training and food for the trip. A Merseyside firefighter is set to fly to Sri Lanka to help deal with the aftermath of the country’s 26-year civil war. Claire Crilly, 27, from Mossley Hill, will spend 12 weeks in country. The psychology and health sciences graduate will work in the community and in psychiatric hospitals to treat sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – a common illness among survivors of the conflict. Ms Crilly said: “The impact of 26 years…

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Mock Funeral for Racist Swamy Ahead of SL Military Meeting

Activists of Periyar Sindanaiyalargal Iyyakkam attempted to stage a mock funeral procession, protesting against anti Tamil BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s proposed participation in a military conference in Sri Lanka next week. Swamy has been accused of receiving free holidays from his associate Rajapakshe to help him cover the killing of thousands of Tamil civilians. Swamy a Hindu bramin thinks and treats that he is of upper class and the Tamil community are untouchables. He fells Trade with Sri Lanka is more important than killing of Tamil civilians. Nearly 50 activists…

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Int’l experts hired to save MR, GR – Mangala

by Shamindra Ferdinando The UNP yesterday alleged that the appointment of the International Advisory Council (IAC) was an exercise to save President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brother, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya from an international war crimes tribunal. UNP media head, MP Mangala Samaraweera who is also a member of the Leadership Council of the party claimed that the IAC headed by British national Sir Desmond de Silva was spearheading a project to save the Rajapaksas at the expense of couple of senior military officers who led the campaign against the LTTE.…

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Police Supported The Buddhist Monk Mob: Lawyers Collective

A group of senior legal practitioners have expressed concern over Police inaction in failing to stop the intimidation levelled against families of those disappeared during the war by a group of Rajapaksa supporters and extremist Buddhist monks, during a meeting that was held on Monday afternoon in Colombo. Conveners of the Lawyers Collective – Lal Wijenayake, Chandrapala Kumarage and JC Weliamuna in a joint statement yesterday have noted that despite the large contingent of Police present at the scene including senior Police officers, steps were not taken to maintain peace by removing…

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The Genocidal Human Catastrophe In Gaza And The Barefaced Hypocrisy Of The Rajapaksa Regime

By Surendra Ajit Rupasinghe – The stand taken on the recent genocidal catastrophe in Gaza by the External Affairs Ministry of the Rajapakse Regime is revealing in its barefaced hypocrisy. There is no reference to the cause of national liberation and self-determination of the Palestinian nation. There is no outright condemnation of the carpet bombing, including civilian and refugee populations, and the ground invasion by the occupying forces of the Zionist-Fascist State of Israel, which have caused immense human dislocation and suffering, and catastrophic destruction of social infrastructure, including schools, hospitals, power…

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‘Commission On Missing Persons’ Suggest Denial Of Truth On Part Of Those Who Appointed It: Bishop Rayappu

Bishop of Mannar, Rev. Rayappu Joseph has declined the invitation to make a submission before the Commission on Missing Persons that recently held sittings in Mannar, citing his lack of faith in domestic mechanisms to resolve serious injustices that Tamil people have faced over the years.   In a letter to the Commission that held sittings in Mannar between August 8 -11, the Bishop has stated that he decided not to make any representation as he has grown weary of domestic mechanisms in resolving serious injustices that Tamil people have faced over…

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Rajapaksa reminds us of Saddam Hussein!

The 5th President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein was a ruthless dictator of Iraq from 1979 until 2003. He ruled Iraq with brutality, using fear and terror to stay in power. Saddam used chemical weapons against Kurds in Iraq, including gassing the Kurdish town of Halabja killing 5,000 in March 1988. Iraqi citizens were not allowed to assemble legally unless it was to express support for the government. Police checkpoints in Iraq prevented ordinary citizens from travelling across the country without government permission.  Rajapaksa was also 5th elected Executive President of…

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UNHCR alarmed as Sri Lanka extends deportation to families outside detention

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. UNHCR is alarmed that recent deportations of asylum-seekers from Sri Lanka are growing in size and scope despite international calls to stop sending them back to a place where their lives could be in danger. In all, 88 Pakistanis have been sent home since August 1. Initially, the deportees were men who had been placed into detention. Now, we are seeing whole families being deported. The first case happened on August 3 when…

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India is committed to assist Sri Lanka

The Indian Government says it remains committed to assist Sri Lanka in its endeavours of rehabilitation, reconstruction and reconciliation. India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lank Y. K. Sinha today thanked Sri Lanka for the support extended by the Government of Sri Lanka in ensuring the smooth implementation of Indian projects in Sri Lanka. He noted that while India has always extended its hand of friendship and cooperation to Sri Lanka, the nature of India’s assistance has evolved and expanded since the end of the armed conflict in 2009. India and Sri Lanka…

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