Sri Lanka rejects Tigers’ offer

[BBC] Sri Lanka’s defence secretary has rejected the Tamil Tigers’ offer to enter a democratic process after their military defeat by government forces. In an interview with the BBC, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said the LTTE rebels could not be trusted to give up “terrorism”. “I do not believe the LTTE can enter a democratic process after […]

Sri Lankan official warns diplomats, CNN, BBC

[AP] Sri Lanka warned Western diplomats, foreign journalists and aid groups Sunday that they would be “chased” out of the country if they appear to favor the Tamil Tiger rebels. Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa singled out the ambassadors of Switzerland and Germany, and television networks CNN, BBC and Al-Jazeera in his criticism of foreigners, accusing […]

Sri Lanka’s ignored war

[Boston Globe] ASIA’S longest civil war is building to a violent crescendo. In the island nation of Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese-majority government should be pressed to accept a cease-fire, to permit a political settlement. Government forces are besieging the rebel Tamil Tigers in the north of the country. Since abandoning a ceasefire in 2006 and […]

TAG webcast 2 : Tamil Genocide – History

[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 […]