Posts Tagged ‘Basil Rajapaksa’

TAG webcast 2 : Tamil Genocide: history

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

[Tamils Against Genocide]

Description: In this video broadcast, Bruce Fein traces Sri Lanka’s genocidal history against Tamils, and focuses on the urgent need to prosecute, in the U.S. Courts, high-level Sri Lankan Government officials, Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse, Sri Lanka’s Army Commander, Lt.Col. Sarath Fonseka, and Presidential Advisor, Basil Rajapakse for crimes against humanity

TAG webcast 1 : Motivation and objectives

Monday, August 25th, 2008

[Tamils Against Genocide]

Description: Bruce Fein, a representative of US-based non-profit organization, Tamils Against Genocide (TAG), and former Deputy Associate Attorney General in the Reagan administration, on the mission and objectives of TAG. TAG was formed by Tamil Activists in the U.S. to seek criminal indictments against Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse, Sri Lanka’s Army Commander, Lt.Col. Sarath Fonseka, and Presidential Advisor, Basil Rajapakse, for war crimes against Sri Lanka’s Tamils

Govt. extends war deadline

Friday, April 18th, 2008

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[BBC Sinhala]


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The Sri Lanka government has extended the self-imposed deadline to defeat the Tamil Tigers in the north. Senior Presidential Advisor, Basil Rajapaksa, MP, pledged to hoist the Sri Lankan flag in rebel-held areas by the end of the current Sinhala and Tamil New Year. Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Satah Fonseka, and the government has earlier vowed to “wipe out” the Tamil Tigers by April, this year. Addressing an election meeting in Kantale, President Rajapaksas younger brother said the governments decision whether to continue with the war would depend upon the outcome of the elections.

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