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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 74

New move to indict Prabakaran before the International Court

[b]New move to indict Prabakaran before the International Court of Justice.[/b]

[b]New York, 02 October, ([/b]Sri Lankan Armed Forces Relief Foundation (SLAFRF) -- a non-governmental organization based in USA -- has launched an international appeal to log a formal complaint in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) citing LTTE's (1) war crimes 2) crimes against humanity and (3) its violations of the Ceasefire Agreement of 2002.

SLAFRF has appealed for interested parties to provide documentary evidence to be presented to the ICJ. This move is to end the culture of impunity under which the LTTE has

(a) Committed mass murders (example: 600 policemen who surrendered on the word given by Anton Balasingham),

(b) Abducted Tamil children despite agreement with the UN to stop this war crime,

(c) Incarcerated Tamil dissidents in dark underground cells without access to lawyers or relatives,

(d) Executed Tamil dissidents in the most cruel manner, some of whom were thrown to crococdiles for refusing to toe the LTTE dictates,

(e) Tortured Tamil political prisoners (example: scraping the wounded backs of Tamil political prisoners with dry coconut husks)

(f) Targeted Tamil rivals in the democratic stream (example: Lakshman Kadirgamar, the internationally respected Foreign Minister)

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