President comment only valid if SL withdraws co-sponsorship – Lets continue with the discrimination.

More than 1000 LTTE Leaders and their family members who surrendered with White flag after UN negotiated the surrender were taken and killed in cold blood by the Sri Lankan forces.  Hundreds of Tamil girls were raped and killed by the Sri Lankan forces after the end of war in May 2009 similar to thousands of Germans who were killed as prisoners of war after the war than during the war.

Referring to the remark made by President Maithripala Sirisena at the UN General Assembly that Sri Lanka should be allowed to handle its own internal affairs, former MP Sarath Weerasekara said the President’s comment would only be valid if the government withdraws the co-sponsorship of 30/1. He said, “The technical assistance provided by the UN had already culminated in a resolution charging Sri Lanka of war crimes. This resolution 30/1 was adopted by this council without a debate or a vote because it was co-sponsored by a delegate and he did that without the approval of the President or the cabinet. Hence it has no legal base. The USA has withdrawn from this council accusing it as politically biased and hypocritical. Since the US was the main sponsor of 30/1 the co-sponsorship too should be nullified automatically.

Rear Admiral Weerasekara, who is in Geneva to safe guard the Sri Lankan troops who are accused of war crimes, said Sri Lanka is legally bound to implement the recommendations in the resolutions unless it is withdrawn as per the President’s remarks.

Germany and UK of all the countries are now pushing Sri Lanka to implement 30/1, but discrimination of the minority is a strong vote bank in Sri Lanka and giving equal or any political power to the minority Tamils will make the government loos power so the current government which came to power by promising a political package giving some rights to the minority are unable to do so. To stay in power the new government too like Rajapaksha is using the racist card and interference by UN is a big problem to the President Maithiri, hence he wants the UN to not to interfere in the internal problems of Sri Lanka so that he can continue to discreminate the minorities which his previous governments had done for more than 70 years ie since independence from UK.

5 years on: The White Flag Incident (2009 — 2014)

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24 Feb 2013 – The “white flag” incident also involved approximately 40 other rebels believed to have negotiated a surrender with the Sri Lankan government.

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24 Sep 2015 – The UN Human Rights Commissioner’s Office Investigation on Sri Lanka(OISL) report has documented in detail the sequence of events in …