Hunger strike ends, but horrific events continue

[Winchester Star]

In the past week alone, there have been reports of the Sri Lankan government using white phosphorous-based combustible chemical bombs, on innocent Tamil civilians who are in their “safe zones”. These chemicals can burn away human flesh to the bone, and violates the requirement under international humanitarian law to take all feasible precautions to avoid civilian injury and loss of life. Pictures of the burn victims have been released by Tamil media, and I have managed to talk to one family, whose members live near the region and came to government controlled areas, who has confirmed these claims.

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