28 February 2016
The parents of a missing LTTE cadre on Monday told the President's Missing Persons Commission in Chavakachcheri their son was one of the LTTE cadres photographed alive under the custody of the Sri Lankan military at the end of the armed conflict.
| Photograph ITJP
Pointing to a photograph published by Channel 4 News, the parents identified their son, P Ajinthan, sitting with his hands tied behind his back, surrounded by armed Sri Lankan military soldiers.
We need your support
Sri Lanka is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Tamil journalists are particularly at threat, with at least 41 media workers known to have been killed by the Sri Lankan state or its paramilitaries during and after the armed conflict.
Despite the risks, our team on the ground remain committed to providing detailed and accurate reporting of developments in the Tamil homeland, across the island and around the world, as well as providing expert analysis and insight from the Tamil point of view
We need your support in keeping our journalism going. Support our work today.