Sri Lankan civilians die in army offensive


This video is called Sri Lanka: the Forgotten War.

By Sarath Kumara and K. Ratnayake in Sri Lanka:

Hundreds dead as Sri Lankan military creates humanitarian disaster

28 January 2009

The Sri Lankan military offensive aimed at destroying the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has produced a humanitarian crisis for hundreds of thousands of people trapped by the fighting. While journalists are barred from the front lines, reports are filtering out of hundreds of civilian deaths, with many more injured and in need of urgent medical help.

See also here. And here. And here.

Update 30 January 2009: here.

Journalists flee Sri Lanka amid violent attacks and government threats: here.

See also here.

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