23 September, 2019

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Sri Lanka’s Massive War Crimes, Probably The biggest Bloodshed Of The 21st Century – Solheim

By Colombo Telegraph

“There were massive war crimes in the last phase which were probably the biggest bloodshed of the twenty first century” said Erik Solheim.

He made above remark at the Global Tamil Forum conference yesterday. Erik Solheim was one of the key international speakers who participated at the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) third anniversary celebrations held at the Committee Room 14, Houses of Parliament in the UK yesterday.

Senior Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and former Conservative Party Chairman Baroness Warsi however referring to de-mining process, claimed progress had been made and international community could debate Sri Lanka’s achievement in Geneva.

UK MP and former Foreign Secretary, David Miliband urged the UK and other Common-wealth members to call for a change of venue for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) scheduled to be held in Colombo.

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    Seriously Mr. Solheim?

    Here a few facts for you to ponder:

    1. Nearly a million slaughtered in Iraq by your allies? Lancet report. Remember the fight for Fallujah. Ealam war IV was a street fight, compared to the carnage in Fallujah, Iraq.

    2. Clearing of of Taliban in Swart Valley, Pakistan with tacit support from NATO. Includes Norway. How bloody was that Solheim?

    3. What’s the latest body count in Afganistan Solheim? How many have NATO killed trying to avenge 3000 deaths on 9/11 in New York? Norway, is an active participant in Afganistan. Right?

    4. How many did you kill in Libya trying to remove Gadaffi with violence. Solheim’s so called Socialist Party in Norway actively backed bombing in Libya. So, brutal killing of Gadaffi OK? However, not VP?

    List is extensive Mr. Solheim?

    BTW, You and Norway are linked to the bloodshed in Sri Lanka directly. Here’s why. Millions of dollars to the LTTE war chest were collected in Norway over 30 years. Money used to kill Sri Lankans. Propaganda justifying LTTE killing machine was/is run from Norway. LTTE is still not a terrorist organisation according to Norway. However, Al Qaeda is. Hypocrisy is not the word, Mr. Solheim.

    Further, what are you upto in London mingling with BTF monkeys? It is made up of people who are behind LTTE International. People who justified bombings, massacres and child soldiers. People whonever did anything to stop it. Hoping to realize their extremely ethno-nationlistic dream of Tamil Ealam in multi-ethnic Sri Lanka through terror. Nothing else.

    We see that BTF and TGTE monkeys have overnight turned into HR activists. But, Sri Lankans do not buy that cover. You can Solheim, if you wish. Be a useful idiot, one more time.

    There is no doubt Sri Lankans manage to save their country partly by kicking both Norway and Solheim out of the so called farce “peace process”. That was a good decision.

    Sri Lanka owes a lot to SL soldiers. 6000 dead in the last phase. Thousands on wheele chairs for good. Show some respect Mr. Solheim. Just like you mourn the returning Norwegian military coffins from Afganistan. We are not asking for anything more.

    Sri Lanka should declare Solheim “Persona non grata”. He has earned it more than once.

    Please note I fully support investigating and punishing those who violated the laws of war in Sri Lanka. As a Sri Lankan I expect nothing less from our government. Corrupt Rajapssa clan may not do it. But, some day we must. For the sake of our country, we must deliver some sense justice even at the end of this brutal war. We do not need Solheim to tell us this basic fact.

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      This is only to be expected from these shameless self-seeking hypocrites. The concept of “human rights” is being abused by these diabolically evil people. This is a do or die moment for them. The desperation shows. This scum is worse than the politicians they are attacking. At least the politicians have some accountability as they have to face elections. These scumbags have no accountability at all other than their obligation to their sinister funders.

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    It took Solheim nearly 4 bloody years to figure out that GOSL led by US citizens and residents committed MASSIVE WAR CRIMES?????

    That is disgraceful although Tamils would say, “Better late than never”.

    What has he been doing for all these years?

    The same with David Miliband who was Foreign Secretary of GB for many
    years and the crucial years of 2008 and 2009.

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      David Milliband- As foreign secretary it was a very crucial moment of British government after Blair/Brown so he had no space. His first appointment was for a different ministry for a longer period.Ofcourse who would trust a politico?? Not I.

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    Where are the top generals police and judges who should hand over the disturbed helping hambantota brothers to the UN to save our country?

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      In a nation that gets its main foreign exchange via women export what more can you expect of these pricks who purchase the foreign luxury – they have no balls as usual and hide behind a gun or woman.

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    We used to wonder what kind of people they were when similar things were done by ceratin leaders and international community reacted! Too close to home!!!

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    Why was Solhiem silent when the LTTE went on a massacre spree?

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      Solheim beleives in talking to the blood thirsty LTTE.

      However, his pacifism does not apply to Al Qaeda. Apparently, Al Qaeda is a terrorist group according to the “Norwegian system”. Because they attack Western targets. Therefore Solheim fights Al Qaeda militarily.

      While talking to LTTE. Got it?

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    First you fail and then you follow up with sour grapes Mr. Solheim? That apart, there is more than enough grounds for a change in venue as it would quite frankly be unconscionable for the CHOGM to be held in Sri Lanka given all that has and continues to take place unabated by the government with impunity and scant disregard to the international community.

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    Some misguided but well meaning Sri Lankans have suggested that Sri Lanka investigate alleged ‘war crimes’ alleged by none other than the separatist terrorist diaspora tiger lobby and their partners in crime Channel4, HRW, Amnesty International and some politicians in western countries.

    However these allegations are all false based in hearsay and innuendo and no real evidence whatsoever. They are in effect made up stories to tarnish the image of Sri Lanka and to ensure that Sri Lanka is sanctioned at the current sessions of the UNHRC.

    As someone who has until recently lived a long time in the west I can say with confidence that these separatist terrorist diaspora tiger lobby spreads many lies against Sri Lanka on a regular basis now for well over thirty years.

    Their real agenda is definitely to partition Sri Lanka and finally create an Eelam that could not be achieved so far using the LTTEs violence, massacres, mass terrorism and bombings. The diaspora tiger lobby if they even remotely care about human rights should first and foremost apologise for the thousands of sinhala, tamil and muslim civilians who were massacred by the LTTE terrorist leadership and their tacit support of such. Then they should apologise for the civilians massacred by the LTTE using countless bomb blasts. Afterwards they should apologise for the ethnic cleansing of the north carried out by the tigers. Then they should apologise for all the prisoners of war massacred by the tigers. Then they should apologise for the child soldier recruitment. There are too many gross violations of human rights committed by the tigers to list here but they should apologise for all of them unreservedly since they tacitly supported such atrocities without question.

    It is very clear that human rights are the furthest from the minds of the diaspora separatist tiger lobby. Additionally what has this lobby done to make the lives of the people in the north better? Nothing. The people of the north are much better off without them trying to use them as pawns in their dubious schemes and plans. The diaspora tiger lobby are actually trying to destabilise Sri Lanka.

    Sri Lanka should not waste any of its precious time or precious resources investigating gross lies spread by this tiger lobby. Instead Sri Lanka must tell the UNHRC that

    (i) do not waste Sri Lanka’s time demanding Sri Lanka investigate made up stories

    (ii) Sri Lanka has a massive task ahead in terms of development and peace

    (iii) Sri Lanka is doing well and has achieved normalcy during the last four years and is forging ahead with peace and development restored

    (iv) point out that the so called accusers i.e. the tiger separatist lobby were not so long ago supporters of a terrorist criminal gang

    (iv) if any of these groups want to engage with Sri Lanka they should do so directly and bilaterally and that Sri Lanka does not under any circumstances entertain the idea of investigating unsubstantiated stories, video tapes etc. and that Sri Lanka has better things to do like running a country and taking care of over 20 million people.

    Sri Lanka should be very firm and forthright in this reply. Sri Lanka should point out that all these ‘accusers can discuss any issues they have directly and bilaterally with the Sri Lankan Government and that that is it.

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      Kautilya

      “However these allegations are all false based in hearsay and innuendo and no real evidence whatsoever.”

      Great!!!

      Have you ever met any of the the victims of terror perpetrated by both the state institutions and non state actors?

      You say:

      ” As someone who has until recently lived a long time in the west I can say with confidence that these separatist terrorist diaspora tiger lobby spreads many lies against Sri Lanka on a regular basis now for well over thirty years.”

      Now that you are in the island please make an afford to meet the victims.

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    Clash of the Titans. Those who protect MR and helped him and those who want to expose MR and a FRAUD of a war, where the LTTE was without weapons to defend themselves as they had buried all their weaponry and were wiped out.

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      why to call him as Titan ?

      He is just a guy who was trying to mediate in lanken crisis to show the world that he could succed it, now that’s just sour grapes because he is made a failed charactor among them.

      I am also rulers to say yes for an open investigation about the untold stories occured in the last phases of the war – but why should Sohelm work with Tamil diasphora for that matter ?

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    This A.. hole never ceases to amaze me.

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    New Terminology “Massive War Crime” , So You Dont consider this as Genocide, Mr.Solheim ? Hmmm. You wait until CH4…????? You were the Peace Envoy…???, So all these days….Where were you??? Mr.Solheim…Where were you?

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      English is not his mother tongue he is pretending to be bombastic.
      Another cheap Norwegian lefty quack.:)

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        Yes ….Wuliangguobinjiu, I am a Tamil, Tamil is my mother Tongue. English is my Second language; I am not here to compete in English Grammar competition. By The way I am a Tamil Canadian. What kind of name is this “Wuliangguobinjiu” Does it mean Gutless Coward?

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    Fact: Mr.Solheim, was a Peace Envoy to Srilanka during the time of War, The 4th Phase of was started after the Norwegian brokered peace process.

    Question 1: Why Mr.Solheim waited until Ch 4 to disclose this information?
    Question 2: So was he complicit until War turns into War Crime and then turns into Massive War Crime.
    Question 3: It was revealed that “White Flag surrender” was negotiated by LTTE ===> Solheim ====> Bani Moon , Nambiar Brother, was he aware of 12 Year Old Balachandran’s assassination?

    Conclusion: Mr.Solheim has the legal and Moral Obligation to answer for families & Friends of 146,000 Tamils killed/Disappeared.

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    To: Mr.Eric Solheim, UN.CW, EU and the International Community,

    President Rajapakse and his Brothers are using their Dictatorial Power to manupulate elections, chief justice,intimidate and suppress all those who oppose them, Murder, harass and jail everybody including Journalists, reporters, media, human rights organisations, opposition parties, Internationalo community etc…etc…everybody who oppose Rajapakse Dictator.

    Please listen to today’s ITN discussing with a govt.goon Prof. Nalin D. Silva who say that Sri Lanka should stop all imports and should send children to fields to grow, and change total education system while restricting all imports.

    Also he is bashing the UNHCR,UN and EU as a Colonial Racist organisation.

    Please listen to following video.
    http://www.v2.itn.lk/

    We Citizens and patriots of Sri Lanka are much concern now more than ever that President Rajapakse is taking Sri Lanka towards a Dictatorial rule and suppress similar to communist era, making people to die in hunger, starvation, suppression of freedom and free movement and spy every citizen.

    MR is using all Govt.and private Media,TV, Press, publications, Govt. goon professors, economists, accountants etc,to give a false picture of economic data, cost of living and to brain wash citizen.

    Since we have a weak,power hungry, 16 times loosing consecutive elections but still hang on to power by the opposition leader who is a coward manupiulated by Rajapakses whom we have no faith, we feel that is is only you who could deliver justice, freedom, democracy and true Independence to us Citizens of Sri Lanka.

    YOUR EARLY ATTENTION AND ACTION IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.

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    World famus looser talking from his bum, this guy has so many personal problems

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    Solheim request from LTTE to carry white flags and instructed SL army shoot them, ES put all the LTTE leaders into death therfore he is laible for the deaths of all LTTE leadrs, Looks like GTF is now very closely dealing with muderer of their LTTE leaders

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    Solheim!
    Don’t talk bull shit
    Where were you during Iraq war

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    Hi Eric, first, refer the dictionary and get the meaning of ‘massive, biggest and bloodshed.’ second then get proof of this so called ‘massive and biggest bloodshed’ because their should be bones, skeletons within a mass grave, the sophisticated surveilance

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    Hi Eric, first, refer the dictionary and get the meaning of ‘massive, biggest and bloodshed.’ second then get proof of this so called ‘massive and biggest bloodshed’ because their should be bones, skeletons within a mass grave, the sophisticated surveilance equipment and credible witness should be among those hiding in your pocket maybe brought into prove this.the kind like you have caused enough in iraq,afghanistan, kurdistan etc. not forgetting the silence you guys maintained for the rape and ethnic cleansing of muslims and others in bosnia,herzegovinia,etc. man, you look sick. check your mind and health.

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    where was Erik Solheim when the LTTE massacred Buddhist priest and young children? He was financing the LTTE! most of you say 40,000 died during the final stages. What happened to those bodies? surely the US should be able to provide this evidence with satellite images as they monitored the final stages very closely?

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    People of this country should be much more concern of loosing their democratic rights and freedom under MR, who is clearly a dictator.Under this man the constitution is thrown out of the window. He behave as he wishes. People thought that when the Executive and Legislature (both under absolute control of MR) take all possible measures to deny the people of their their rights, the Judiciary would come forward to protect their rights. Even that little hope is faded away with the forced removal of the CJ who rejected number of bills that were clearly unconstitutional. She was simply thrown out denying her right to prove her innocence. All media institutions too under absolute control of the MR and decline to report government wrongdoing but do not admit that their freedom has been denied by MR regime. Opposition is run by another stooge of Rajapakse who is unconcerned about the plight of the people. Only hope people now have is the International community. Please, help us to restore the democratic values in this country and to ensure that peoples, executive power, legislative power and judicial power are not abused by utterly selfish bunch of cheats who have accumulated ill-gotten wealth abusing country’s wealth for a relatively short period (1948-2013, much more than the colonial powers taken away during the colonial period from 1505 to 1948.

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    His a.. hole seems to be smarting being left out in the cold and in political wilderness.
    Looking for another ficticious doctor to warm it.

    When the massacres were taking place Erik Solheim was with the ltte child soldiers protecting them.

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    Solheim was not the and never was the Peace envoy.
    He did not know Prabhakaran or even The Balasingams until Ranil won the elections on December 5th 2001, and decided officially to go ahead with the peace process and CFA. Norway was the facilitator and Solheim was appointed by the Norwegian government to be the lead man.

    That negotiations began on June 2, 1996 and Balasingams were never in the loop. It was a work in progress for many years. The current PM of the TGTE Rudrakumar can vouch for that, and he will never be able to deny it, although he never contributed towards it until after 22nd of February 2002.

    Ironically, these Tamils and KP/NY Karuna also contributed giving bad advise to the LTTE in Vanni to boycott the Presidential elections and install the Rajapakses in power in 2005. Tamils need to understand how and why their miseries have mounted and not only blame the Sinhala voter and Chandrika Bandaranayake (first cousin of Senator Seniviratne) for dissolving the Parliament and paving the way for the Rajapakses to power.

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    May God bless those who speak the truth.

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    mohamed fazly ilyas ,

    Well said, my friend. There should indeed be some evidence left behind of the atrocities allegedly committed by the SL armed forces, like you say, by way of bones and skeletons and so on. And one thing that those who talk of 40,000 civilians being killed in the last stages of the war have never explained is how the armed forces got rid of all those corpses – and all that within ‘enemy territory’ while the bullets were raining on them, and within such a short period of time.

    Eric Solheim is a joker. He is the man who maintained that Prabhakaran could not be beaten militarily and no doubt told VP so, pandering to his already warped way of thinking.

    S Thiagarajah,

    I join you in saying, ‘May God bless those who speak the truth’. But tell me, friend, how do we know who exactly is telling the truth. In the year 33 AD, the Governor of Judea famously asked, ‘What is truth?’. We can ask the same question today.

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      fred,

      The AI and HRW had requested the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) to prepare a report based on satellite imagery of the final war zone in the Vanni. The link to their report is:

      http://shr.aaas.org/geotech/srilanka/srilanka.shtml

      It makes interesting reading. This report has not been publicized or challenged.

      Dr.Rajasingham Narendran

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      Fred

      “And one thing that those who talk of 40,000 civilians being killed in the last stages of the war have never explained is how the armed forces got rid of all those corpses” – what about burning the bodies and building victory memorial over it? OR Chinease/Indians/Americans would have provided sophiscated equipment to burn and then dispose the ashes in the sea. These senior militory officers might be able to tell how it was done.

      [Edited out]

      @Anpu – Please don’t paste gossip web links – CT

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    Looks like Solhein is totally unaware of the rape and destruction of Vietnam for years – including thousands of hectares of natural forests and wildlie in addition genocide against the people.
    Solheing seems to be unaware of the over Two Million, men, women and children who were massacred by the US and allied forces in Iraq and the whole modern history of the world, where US was involved in the systematic massacre of people on the basis of ethnicity, religion, political opinion all over the world.
    The redundant Solheim should keep his stupid mouth shut.

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    Shameess politician who should be in the pay list of LTTE.
    Equally shameless is for our politicians to shake hands with this man at the UN and other international forums.Percy

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    Reading @ all posts,

    1) somebody defend the massacre because so and so happened in Iraq, Vietnam etc etc, if you defend Srilankan action on alleged war crimes then you have no morality to question the same to western forces. No one should support any massacre of innocent civilian let it be LTTE, NATO or dictator MR or hilter.
    2) Why first of all LTTE started gaining ground, because srilankan refuted the rights of Tamil since its independence? Those who violate rights of fellow human will always see natural elimination by other mean, hence heinous criminal like MR should not be spared.

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    Thank you so much Mr.Eric Solheim ! Many people in off north and east don’t know exactly what and how the war was fought and against whom. In future, there will lots of proof which would bring out the truth which is known to very few layer of people.

    Many are used to believe in hearing only what they want to. And anything against it have always been false propaganda.

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