Sri Lankan Army Surrounds Jaffna Newspaper Office

UNHRC Pitches for Accountability of Sri Lankan Government
  • Popular Tamil daily Uthayan’s office in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, by more than 50 army personnel May 18, 5th anniversary of end of war against LTTE
  • Army action came amid a ban on any ceremony marking death of LTTE militants and celebration of ‘Victory Day’ by the government in Mattara
  • Army left only after paper’s MD assured them that no violent incident will take place, newspaper office recently came under fire from unidentified groups
  • President Mahinda Rajapaksa rules out probe into alleged killing of LTTE militants towards fag end of war
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Exams Perspective:

  1. Ealam War IV
  2. LTTE