Friday, May 15, 2009

SRI LANKA: Intl Condemnation Mounts, Along With Body Count

(IPS)Under-Secretary-General Vijay Nambiar, the secretary-general's chief of staff, is scheduled to make a second visit to Sri Lanka to convince the government of the need to rescue the estimated 50,000 civilians being used as human shields by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, listed as a "terrorist organisation" by several countries, including the United States. Full text