Tamils around the world today remember the 12th anniversary of the massacre of 53 school girls by the Sri Lankan air force. 

On August 14th, 2006 four Sri Lankan air force jets flew over the Vanni and dropped sixteen bombs were dropped over the Sencholai children's home for orphans, killing 53 school girls and 3 teachers. 

To date, no-one has been held to account for the deaths.