Forced Eviction

  • Lanka stops Tamil ethnic cleansing June 8, 2007

    New Delhi: After the Sri Lanka Police on Thursday sent back more than 300 Tamils staying in Colombo to their home regions in the north and east of Sri Lanka, the Supreme Court of the land has stepped in and ordered an immediate halt on the eviction. A three-judge bench of...
  • Lanka drives Tamils out of Colombo June 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka's police on Thursday sent back more than 300 Tamils staying in Colombo to their home regions in the north and east of Sri Lanka. The forced eviction of minority Tamils from the capital is part of a crackdown against LTTE suspects, said officials. Tamil men, women and children,...