Plight of 10,000 captured LTTE fighters: A UN sequel to Rwanda?

[ TGTE ] - [ Jun 20, 2012 12:41:37 GMT ]

"June 20th, 2012 will mark the 61st anniversary of the creation of the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR," according to UN Democracy. "While the world celebrates the achievements of the UN's work for refugees, internally displaced persons, and prisoners of war (POWs) globally, the plight of captured Tamil fighters in Sri Lanka remains a mystery. A week prior to World Refugee Day 2012, damning evidence of grave human rights abuses, and war crimes committed against captured members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) by Sri Lankan security forces came to light. On June 9, 2012... [ full story ]

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