Thursday, May 28, 2009

Sri Lanka denies Chinese help defeated Tamil Tigers

(ABC)Sri Lanka had a diplomatic victory this week at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, rallying votes to avoid a probe into human rights concerns over the final stages of the war with the Tamil Tigers.

Egypt and Cuba, as well as India -- and China helped deliver the outcome, which comes amid closer examination of how the victory was possible after more than a quarter of a century of war. Full text