The death of journalist Marie Colvin in Homs in Syria calls to mind her work in another war zone: Sri Lanka. Based on her reporting in 2001 forward, she became an well meaning humanitarian intermediary in attempted surrenders that ended in the murder of those surrendering. Also involved were UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's chief of staff Vijay Nambiar, who conveyed assurances of safety but refused to go witness the surrenders, and Shavendra Silva, a Sri Lankan General since made Deputy Permanent Representative and, unless it is stopped, a UN Senior Adviser on Peacekeeping Operations. [ full story ]
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THE BRILLIANT, BRAVE & COURAGEOUS MARIE COLIVIN,THE RECEIPIENT OF BRITISH INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR - 2001 AWARD IS NO MORE WITH US. IF SHE HAD BEEN HERE,SHE COULD HAVE BEEN ONE OF MANY EVIDENCES & AN EYE-WITNESS OF THE EPISODE OF WAR CRIMINAL GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA ON THE 'CRIME AGIANST HUMANITY'AND THE WAR CRIMES & GENOCIDE PERPETRATED UPON EELAM-TAMILS. 'MAY SHE REST IN PEACE AND MAY THE LORD JESUS BLESS HER SOUL'
- Feb 23, 2012 1:23:02 GMT