7000 Civilians Killed, 14000 injured in 3 months! - Sri Lanka MP
7000 Tamil civilians killed and more than 14000 Tamil civilians injured in vanni alone in just last 3 months in so called world's greatest rescue operation. . This statement said by a democratically elected Tamil Representatives in Sri Lanka.
Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Trincomalee district MP and parliamentary group leader, R. Sampanthan, and parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran told the visiting British Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, that 7,000 Tamils in Vanni have been killed and 14,000 injured in the last three months, but the International Community has remained inactive without taking any action to stop the killings, TNA sources said. The TNA parliamentarians also told Miliband that more than 300 Tamil youths in Vavuniyaa detention centre have been arrested by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and that the SLA has not revealed the whereabouts of the arrested youths to their parents.
More over TNA MP Mr. Premachandran raised below question to the world community in a press meet.
“Why should the International Community which had successfully made Kosova an independent state for the killing of 1500 people remain passive though more than 7,000 Tamils have been killed in the last three months alone?”
Mr Sambhandan , head of TNA , told to the press that the necessity of British Government's involvement in Srilanka , because the problem is created by British during the independence. full text follows.
“The root cause for the present problem is the British amalgamation of the independent Tamil Kingdom in the north and east of the country with the Sinhalese Kingdoms. Hence the responsibility of intervening in the ethnic issue arising out of its blunder lies squarely on the British government,” Sampanthan and Premachadran also told the press that David Miliband who had listened to their representation had replied that he had come to Colombo to learn of the situation first hand and that appropriate action will be taken at the earliest.
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