Posts Tagged ‘United Nations report’

The Fog of an Uncivil War in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

[New York Times]

It has been nearly three years since Sri Lankan government troops crushed the separatist Tamil Tigers in a gory, scorched-earth campaign that brought an end to three decades of civil war. The final battles — with some 300,000 civilians caught in the crossfire — were fought on the northern beaches and in the impoverished hamlets of the island nation.

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Sri Lankan president receives response to scathing U.N. report

Monday, November 21st, 2011


Sri Lanka’s response to a scathing United Nations report alleging war crimes and human rights violations has reached the president’s desk.

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Toronto Tamils try to rally international support

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

[Toronto Sun]

Tamils still suffer human rights violations two years after the civil war in Sri Lanka ended, protesters at Queen’s Park said Saturday.

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