Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Tamil Nadu parties for U.N. role

(frontline)In the days following the death of V. Prabakaran and the United Nations estimating that 7,000 Tamil civilians were killed between January and May in the conflict between the Sri Lanka Army and the organisation he headed, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), political parties in Tamil Nadu demanded that Sri Lanka’s President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, and its Army commander, Lt Gen. Sarath Fonseka, should be tried for war crimes in an international court of law. Full text