Relatives of the victims of Camber Sands tragedy have expressed outrage at the local authority’s blame shifting attitude, The Guardian has reported.
The UK based e-newspaper Tamil Guardian has published an article on the Sinhalisation of Trincomalee.
A genuine and thorough international investigation would have found many Western countries, China and Russia complicit in Sri Lanka’s atrocities, the Australian weekly Green Left has claimed.
The Deputy Chief Minister of Penang State, Malaysia, P.Ramasamy has urged the Tamils not to expect the UN, super powers, regional powers or self-seeking Tamil politicians to help them realise their political aspirations.
The Washington Post has accused Sri Lanka’s ‘domestic commissions of inquiry’ of functioning ‘as impressive political theatre’ but having ‘limited capacity to provide redress’.
The 26th of September 1987 will remain collectively etched in the minds of Eelam Tamils as the day of reckoning for them when they realized, agonisingly, that non- violence didn’t stand a chance in their quest to liberate their homeland: It had already been established that non-violence had no chance 26 years before that on the 17th of April 1961 and ever since that day, when a peaceful civil- disobedience campaign, organised to protest a highly discriminatory law enacted against Eelam Tamils, was crushed, using excessive force in a vicious display of abuse of power.
The Sinhala owned daily The Island has warned that Sri Lanka’s domestic probe mechanism would be hijacked by foreign judges, prosecutors and lawyers if they are appointed as envisaged in the US draft resolution.
The Sinhala-owned daily The Island has warned that India is planning to control Sri Lanka ‘forever as a vasal state’ by building a bridge to link Tamil Nadu and Tamil Eelam.
The UK-based Tamil charity UKTSU, in collaboration with Caritas Valvuthayam, recently held a mobile health clinic in Mannar district.
The New York Times, in its editoral published today, has urged the Sri Lankan government to cooperate in setting up the hybrid special court as recommended by the UN.