The LTTE has put out a statement in its latest attempt to justify the abduction and forcible recruitment of Tamil children to fill its depleted cadres. Titled “Child Soldiers” – A distortion of ground reality to vilify the Tamil liberation struggle,” the LTTE has blamed the Sri Lankan government, the media, the war and the tsunami for the children seeking “refuge in the LTTE”.
By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad
On the appeal of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal, country wide protest day was observed on Friday to condemn police crackdown on Religious Madaris(seminaries) and arrests of Ulema (religious scholars) and students.
The Joint Committee of Buddhist Organizations has warned that Catholic Bishops Conference of persistent objections to anti-conversion legislation without good cause will only result in aggrieved persons resorting to extra legal tactics against proselytizers. The JCBC calls the CBC’s contention that the Freedom of Religion Bill would lead to religious disharmony, mere “speculation.
V. Anandasangaree, now touring Europe, told a large crowd of Sinhala Association members in London on July 19, 2005: “There are hundreds of Tamils languishing in these torture chambers. I have a duty to liberate my people.”
Is this what we have to pay for: -
1) Having Norway as a crummy monitor our country’s so called peace?
2) Does our people have to pay with our lives to gain peace?
3) What is the world doing about torture chambers?
I will question the story if it is told by a Sinhalaese person
I will not believe if it is said by one person
Torture chambers were first mentioned in High Courts in UK by Jayadev
Tamils and Muslims are listed to participate in the conference organized by World Alliance for Peace in Sri Lanka (WAPS) and Sansadaya to prevent Sri Lankan government from entering into secret deals against the will of the people. The conference will be held at the BMICH Committee Room A on Saturday July, 30th 2005.