Genocide the Tamil people in Srilanka

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Bishop Joseph calls for international investigation into Mannar mass grave

Tamil Guardian 26 December 2013
The Bishop of Mannar has called for an international investigation into the mass grave unearthed in Mannar, reported BBC Tamil.

Dismissing any inquiry by the Sri Lankan government, Bishop Rayappu Joseph, said that other graves had been unearthed across Jaffna, and he did not believe the investigations undertaken were authentic.

Last week construction workers attempting to installing a pipeline in Thirukketheeswaram,found the remains of two human skeletons. Further excavation revealed four human skullsearlier this week. 

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

More skeletons to be exhumed from mass grave in Mannaar

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 24 December 2013, 20:23 GMT]
Medical experts from Colombo must be present in order to further excavate the recently located mass grave in Mannaar, Sri Lankan police officials said as the work was suddenly stopped on Monday after 11 full human skeletons were recovered from the site at Thirukkeatheesvaram. Northern Provincial Council minister of fisheries Mr Deinswaran, who witnessed the excavation, said the bones bore marks of torture. Local residents said that there were signs that more skeletons were buried under the road, running parallel to the excavated pit. The second largest camp of the occupying Sri Lanka Army in Mannaar was located at the locality from 1993. 

Mass graves found in Mannaar
Mass grave site found near Maanthai Junction in Mannaar

In the meantime, residents of Veaddaiyaa-mu'rippu village, feared that some of the Tamil youth reported abducted from their village by the SL military, were the victims dumped in the mass grave. 

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Further SL Navy landgrabs in Pulmoddai

The Sri Lankan Navy has been engaging in further landgrabs in Pattikuda in the eastern Pulmoddai region, reports Tamilwin.
A sign was erected on the land, belonging to local residents, declaring it to belong to the navy. Residents were forced out, with their huts, fences and crops destroyed.
'This is Navy land'