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UK TV footage claimed to show Sri Lankan forces executing Tamils earli...    
August 25, 2009, 3:09 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Channel 4 News shows footage claimed to show Sri Lankan forces executing Tamils earlier this year. Jonathan Miller reports: Just three months after the Sri Lankan government declared the country liberated from the Tamil Tigers, video footage has emerged apparently showing government troops summarily executing Tamils. Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka, which obtained the material, said it was filmed in January - when the international media were prevented by the Sri...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Pictorial: Warning over Sphere standards in IDP camps as monsoon looms    
August 24, 2009, 10:34 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Sphere standards at internally displaced persons (IDO) camps in northern Sri Lanka are being undermined due to overcrowding, say aid workers. [An example of washing water some residents have had to use-pic: IRIN] The Sphere Project, a collaboration of international NGOs and the Red Cross Movement to improve the quality of disaster response, outlines best practices in food aid, nutrition, health, water and sanitation and emergency shelter provision. “We are missing Sphere...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Government’s Failure to Free Displaced Civilians Worsens Situation-HRW    
August 17, 2009, 8:47 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Full Text of Press Release Floods Threaten Camp Detainees Floods caused by heavy rains unnecessarily threaten more than 260,000 displaced Tamil civilians whom the Sri Lankan government has unlawfully detained in camps in northern Sri Lanka, Human Rights Watch said today. Permitting displaced families to move in with friends and host families would quickly address the deteriorating conditions in the camps with the onset of the rainy season, Human Rights Watch said. "The...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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In Pictures: Heavy rains compound IDP woes    
August 17, 2009, 8:30 am | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

VAVUNIYA, 17 August 2009 (IRIN) - Heavy rains exacerbated poor conditions for hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in northern Sri Lanka over the weekend. “We’re not prepared for this. I’m afraid things are going to get much worse,” one international medical officer told IRIN in Vavuniya on 17 August, citing concerns over diarrhoea, dysentery and other waterborne diseases. “From an epidemiological point of view, this is a public health disaster waiting...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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Sri Lankan camps breach convention against genocide    
June 16, 2009, 7:13 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

By National security correspondent Matt Brown - abc.net.au The Australian Government has sent a team of officials to northern Sri Lanka to look at the camps where hundreds of thousands of Tamil civilians are being held by the Sri Lankan government. More than 280,000 Tamils have been held in camps guarded by the Sri Lankan military ever since the military smashed the Tamil Tigers more than a month ago. [click for ~ mp 3 audio-courtesy : abc.net.au] Among the detainees are...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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End Illegal Detention of Displaced Population - HRW    
June 11, 2009, 7:58 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Nearly 300,000 Tamils Enduring Poor Conditions in Camps The Sri Lankan government should end the illegal detention of nearly 300,000 ethnic Tamils displaced by the recently ended conflict in Sri Lanka, Human Rights Watch said today. For more than a year, the Sri Lankan government has detained virtually everyone - including entire families - displaced by the fighting in the north in military-run camps, in violation of international law. While the government has said that most would...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

The Globe and Mail: Sri Lanka discredits itself    
June 11, 2009, 7:46 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Turning away Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic Bob Rae is more than an insult to a distinguished Canadian, it is an affront to Canada itself Editorial, From Globe and Mail, Thursday, Jun. 11, 2009: The decision by Sri Lanka to turn away Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic Bob Rae is more than an insult to a distinguished Canadian who has worked at some personal risk to end violence in that country, but is an affront to Canada itself, a Commonwealth friend that has supported Sri Lankan peace...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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IDPs in Vavunia: "We are doing a great wrong to these people"...    
June 4, 2009, 7:13 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

BBC Sandeshaya reports CJ Sarath Nanda Silva has said that the war displaced are living under appalling conditions in camps in Vavuniya. Full report from BBCSinhla.com as follows: Over two hundred thousand people in refugee camps are not treated according to the law of the land, says the Chief Justice (CJ) of Sri Lanka. CJ Sarath Nanda Silva says that the war displaced are living under appalling conditions. The chief justice was speaking at the ceremonial opening of the new court complex...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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