In Sri Lanka, Red Cross Barred from “Interment” Camps Despite UN’s Rosy Picture

[Inner City Press] [Inner City Press] While the International Committee of the Red Cross went public Wednesday in Geneva with the fact that the Sri Lankan government is running interment camps to which Red Cross workers do not have access, in New York the UN’s Deputy Spokesperson Marie Okabe said that “since the Secretary General’s […]

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Back from Sri Lanka, UN’s Holmes Admits NGO Killings and Restrictions Not Raised

[ Inner City Press ] Just back to the United Nations from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s surreal tour of Sri Lanka, Inner City Press asked UK Ambassador John Sawers if the UN paying for interment camps for Tamils rounded up from throughout northern Sri Lanka compiles with international humanitarian law. Ambassador Sawers, rather than answer, […]

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