Sri Lanka contravenes humanitarian law of armed conflict

Place: Batticaloa | Courtesy: TamilNet
| Date: 19970322

370,000 Tamil people in Batticaloa's twelve divisions are now facing starvation. Since January 1997 no amount of food relief has reached them because Sri Lankan military officials have blocked all access routes to the area.

370,000 Tamil people in Batticaloa's twelve divisions are now facing starvation. Since January 1997 no amount of food relief has reached them because Sri Lankan military officials have blocked all access routes to the area.