Help the Tamils now

[ The Guardian ] In Britain, interfering in Sri Lanka’s future is looking like a poisoned chalice. As the burning effigies of “white Tiger” David Miliband on the streets of Colombo last week demonstrated, our help is not always welcome. As an old Whitehall colleague put it to me this week, “we’re damned if we […]

End Sri Lanka killings – UK

[BBC Sinhala] Sri Lanka should aspire for a political solution that safeguards the rights of the Tamil community, British Foreign Secretary David Milliband has said. Both Mr. Miliband and his deputy, Lord Mark Malloch-Brown reiterated British government’s serious concerns of the plight of the civilians caught in the conflict in Sri Lanka’s north. “We are […]