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Killing of children for ransom and Sri Lanka’s nightmares
Killing of children for ransom and Sri Lanka’s nightmares

The progress of ongoing criminal investigations into the grisly killing of several Tamil youths following a racket of abduction for ransom, spearheaded ‘allegedly’ (here, I use the term quite deliberately) by a Naval officer and others during 2008-2009 will be the crucible on which this Government and this Presidency’s commitment to promises made, will be tested…

Sunday Times - Sep 01 22:39 GMT - more ... [ Tags: SLMilitary, History, WarCrimes ]

Families of missing boys hope justice is finally within reach
Families of missing boys hope justice is finally within reach

Listening to the proceedings patiently, Sarojini Naganathan and others leaving the courtroom, appeared to be confident that justice was finally within reach. “This is the time we must all come together,” she said. However, she also had harsh words for Hettiarachchi. “He abducted my child, took him away to Trincomalee and now claims he remembers none of this,”…

Sunday Observer - Sep 01 22:21 GMT - more ... [ Tags: SLMilitary, History, WarCrimes ]

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Gary Anandasangaree
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