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'Who do you think you're fooling' shouts Tamil mother at Presidential Commission

A Tamil mother in Mulangavil slammed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Disappeared, after she was offered poultry farming when she had attended to register the disappearance of her son.

“Who are you fooling, you cannot fool God. I want my child," she shouted, after storming out of the Commission's session in Mulangavil.

Standing outside the proceedings, the anguished, elderly mother shouted and cursed the Commission, accusing the Sri Lankan army of killing young Tamils.

"My child came into army control I don’t know whether they shot him. They ( Sri Lankan Army) shot our children and are now looking for our children 5 years later," she shouted through the window.

"All this government does in Vanni is tell lies and kill the poor. No amount of chickens can substitute the worth of my son," she said.

Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Disappearances lacks credibility - CPA (02 October 2014)

'Deceptive' Presidential Commission on Missing Persons an attempt to mislead people – TNA (17 August 2014)