Friday, May 15, 2009

NO ROOM FOR COLLATERAL DAMAGE ASSERTS GOVT.

TULF, TNA call for civilian protection, ICRC reminds parties of Humanitarian Law

By Dianne Silva

(DM)Although recognised by the United States Department of Defense as an acceptable term in military warfare, the concept of "collateral damage" where damage is incurred by civilians and property which are not lawful military targets so long as it is not excessive in the light of the overall military gain, the government of Sri Lanka does not believe in sacrificing their own for military victories. Full text

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