On Sri Lanka, of Human Rights, Victors and Doctors Still Detained, Ban to the Zone

Article Date: 
20 May 2009

Wednesday in the UN, the main political adviser of a Security Council Permanent Member which supports Colombo's moves told Inner City Press, “Why are you going? The government has already won.”

When Inner City Press countered that the UN should be concerned about hundreds of thousands of IDP, now being denied basic aid, he replied that of course the government must screen for the LTTE. But are the NGOs whose vehicles are now barred from the camps accused of being LTTE? To this, he had no answer.

Article Author: 
Matthew Russell Lee
Article Source: 
Inner City Press