Sunday, May 31, 2009

Forut Head ordered out

(nation)The Head of a leading Norwegian INGO, FORUT has been ordered out of the country this weekend on grounds of security and The Nation reliably learns that at least two other foreigners working for the organisation have been shown the door in recent weeks on same grounds.

Ms. Ranveig Tveitnes, Resident Representative of FORUT in Sri Lanka, since November 2008, had been ordered to leave the country by today but she is said to have left the country yesterday. Full text