LANKA REFUGEE CRISIS

  • Tiger's prey: video shows LTTE shooting civilians April 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The UN calls the situation for some 50,000 civilians trapped in Sri Lanka's war zone "very dire. The warning and the tragedy of the civilians have now been revealed in a video, which shows Tamil rebels allegedly firing at hundreds of refugees inside the nowar zone. The video, prepared...
  • Refugee tragedy grows in Lanka; UN cries out for help April 23, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lanka and the UN on Thursday made frantic appeals for assistance as the exodus of Tamil civilians from the war zone escalated into a grave humanitarian crisis even as the government claimed that the Tamil rebels were about to be crushed, ending one of the world's longest running...