Major General Jagath Dias of the Sri Lankan military has been refused a visa to Australia, report Sri Lankan news sources, when applying to partake in an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) project being held there this month.
Sri Lanka’s Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne complained that the ‘LTTE diaspora’ misled some of the country delegates in attendance at last month’s Commonwealth summit in the country.
45 Tamil women that have been enlisted into the Sri Lankan army were taken on tour of ‘key’ places in the south of Sri Lanka.
The Defence Ministry described the process of introducing the Tamil women to ‘key places’ as part of reconciliation with the Tamil community.
The Sri Lankan army headquarters in Vanni,
The British Foreign Secretary William Hague reiterated at the House of Commons today, that if the Sri Lankan government failed to show credible progress on addressing human rights issues before the Human Rights Council meeting in March,