23 October, 2017

WikiLeaks: It’s Not Genocide, Army Could Have Won The Battle With Higher Civilian And Less Army Casualties – ICRC To US Mission To UN

Jacques de Maio, ICRC’s Head of Operations for South Asia, began by stating that, because of ICRC’s strict confidentiality rules, he would be unable to share any specific information regarding allegations of crimes by either side, nor would he be able to direct Williamson to sources. That said, de Maio engaged in a lengthy discussion of the conflict and offered a nuanced view of the complex situation on the ground. For example, he said that the Sri Lankan military was somewhat responsive to accusations of violations of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and was open to adapting its actions to reduce casualties, but only to the extent that this would not undermine its overriding military objective – to destroy the LTTE.” the US Mission to UN informed Washington.

US Ambassador to Geneva Clint Williamson

The Colombo Telegraph found the related leaked cable from the WikiLeaks database. The “Confidential” cable discuses what had happened on the ground during and since the conflict. The cable was signed by the US Ambassador to Geneva Clint Williamson on July 15, 2009.

After a meeting with Jacque de Maio, ICRC Head of Operations for South Asia on July 9, 2009, just two months after the war, the ambassador wrote; “The army was determined not to let the LTTE escape from its shrinking territory, even though this meant the civilians being kept hostage by the LTTE were at increasing risk. So, de Maio said, while one could safely say that there were ‘serious, widespread violations of IHL,’ by the Sri Lankan forces, it did not amount to genocide. He could site examples of where the army had stopped shelling when ICRC informed them it was killing civilians. In fact, the army actually could have won the military battle faster with higher civilian casualties, yet chosen a slower approach which led to a greater number of Sri Lankan military deaths. He concluded however, by asserting that the GSL failed to recognize its obligation to protect civilians despite the approach leading to higher military casualties. From his standpoint, a soldier at war should be more likely to die than a civilian.”

Related posts to this cable;

WikiLeaks: LTTE Stored Weapons At Hospitals – ICRC To US Mission To UN

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    There you go …

    Cameron’s and Harper’s High Commissioners didn’t either want want to talk to the ICRC head or they were under strict instructions not to do so by Milliband and the Diaspora.

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    sheesh . what are our tamiz genocite diaspora going to say now . ?

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      LTTE Funded and funding Diaspora Tamils like you will not agree that the Pirapaharan and his killers did violated humanrights and killed innocents, and
      that They will kill Sinhalese and anyhow they will get their daydream land called EELAM .
      But the point is;
      JARAPASSA AND His brother Hothambaya, their clan,and subordinates and goons will not escape from the guilty and Sins of supporting Heroin delivery, Casinos menaces, Mathata HItha, Looting of People’s money, Rapes, abducting and Killing of innocents in sri lanka during their rule.
      Can they Hide and escape from their Sins?????.

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        Amare, Rajapakshes loot from us but they don’t wish destruction upon this country, while the eelam supporters don’t loot from us they will happily wreck havoc on this country again the moment they were allowed to. And Rajapakshes were/been elected to office by the majority of the country. Just something for you to ponder while you choose sides.

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          “Amare, Rajapakshes loot from us but they don’t wish destruction upon this country”

          dictatorship & family rule
          reducing judiciary to a mockery
          nepotism
          inducing racism
          militarization
          corruptions
          abductions,tortureand killings
          freedom of press/speech at risk
          Jumbo parliament is filled with thugs and cronies ……..list goes on.

          ‘But they don’t wish destruction upon this country’

          Really, what planet you’re on??? :-)

          Really…………….. you don’t see these as destruction upon this coutry

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    The ICRC’s views as expressed in the abovementioned article allow a rational and meaningful discourse to develop. The ICRC is probably the most experienced organization in the realm of operating in battlefields.

    One hopes that the vituperative contributions will be strictly edited out by the moderators.

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    The reason Callum Macrae is having a free run with his “NoFireZone” gutter production is becuase Sri Lanka havent even bothered to respond to these wild allegations. There must be a tonne of material than can be produced at any investigation really. For eample, the artillery fire locating radar batteries would have logs detecting LTTE fire coming from within the NFZ. In most instances there were no retaliatory fire.

    LTTE must be the only cannibalistic “freedom figheters” that the world has ever seen. Who else would kill their own women children to protect their own skin?

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      Your point on Cannibalism is a real eye opener.

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        “real eye opener”

        Because you find bananas on coconut trees ;)

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      Macrae’s bias is undeniable. The regurgitated tosh of the old was ONLY interrupted by ONE sentence when Tamil terrorists were mentioned as having shot at the people who wanted to move to safety. Widely available video clips were ignored. No mention was made of arms, motars being kept within and in close proximity to hospitals. Wikileaks has done a great job exposing the truth about the Tamil terrorists.

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      Sri Lanka responded by many ways. Unfortunately they have put them into a corner where no body believes Sri Lanka even if the say the time. That is their own making. A culture of lies. They are paying for it.

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    I am happy to see that ICRC has reported the correct situation during the last stages of the war. The Army chose a slower approach which led to a greater number of Sri Lankan military deaths.

    As reported by Wilkileaks, the LTTE chose to store weapons in hospitals and near them. Efforts to destroy heavy weapons stored near hospitals appears to have resulted in damage to some hospitals, which is normal and does not amount to a war crime.

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    This is the real truth. Sri Lankan Army lost soldiers unnecessarily because they went to extra miles to protect Tamil civilians.

    If it were a strong country, Or even a small country like Israel, Sri Lanka could have protected more soldiers (Fcuking India, India is just enjoying only the results and India did not help Sri Lanka as they should have).

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      Thee were no soldiers. Only thugs

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      How could India help, when they were the architects of this conflict by creating and training Tamil terrorist groups including the LTTE. If there is an investigation, then it should cover the entire period of the conflict, rather than what has been promoted by USA and India to restrict it to the last few weeks, thereby letting India off the hook for creating terrorists and the subsequent IPKF crimes in Sri Lanka. Guilty India is now trying to play the role of a nice guy?

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      Jim Sooty you Animal,

      Your choice of language tells us your origin.

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    My take and that of many is( and was) that the Sri Lankan army could not defeat the LTTE for 30 years due to the risk of causing casualties of civilians, and soldiers. There was severe pressure exerted from HR bodies as well as countries such as India, US, UK and also the UN. LTTE always used civilians for cover. We all knew it for decades. In 2009, the army commander Sarath Fonseka along with Gotabhaya insisted that the war has to be finished even with heavy casualties of civilians and soldiers. At long last the influential countries gave the nod to go ahead but within a timeline. That is how the war ended. A large number of innocent people died along with huge casualties amongst LTTE and army. Was it genocide? I doubt it. Were surrendees killed? Yes, for there is stark evidence.Should those responsible be punished? Yes. Is the government in a pickle? Yes. Was it worth it? No. A single life lost is not worth the satisfaction gained.

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      Not a single life lost in a related incident 4 years and going on is worth the satisfaction gained .

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        Because you stopped counting.

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          Tell me a single tamil killed by the forces after war’s end.

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    This is the truth.
    Yes…… There were civillian casualties Afterall this was a war against the most ruthless terrorist organisation in the world according to USA Intel sources.
    Moreover these terrorists were using the civillian population to shield themselves from the GOSL forces.

    Neither the LTTE then and now the Diaspora did not and does not place any value to the lives of the civillian population.
    THEY CUOLD HAVE AND IT WAS WITHIN THEIR MEANS TO AVERT THE SITUATION, BUT THEY FAILED TO DO SO. WHY ?????????????????????????
    Why then all these crocodile tears being shed now?

    In a war ground rules get blurred. Victor takes all.

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    The CAT IS OUT OF THE BAG. But I trust Navi Pillai never bothered to consult the ICRC.

    Finally the plain truth is out. The SL Army could have ended the war at least three months earlier, if it was not concerned of civilian casualties. In fact, even the so called international community and INGOs/NGOs never bothered to even request, leave alone demand, the LTTE to stop the war. This is despite MR asking the LTTE to surrender several times so that war could be ended sooner and loss of lives reduced. But VP believed till the end that the international community and the INGOs/NGOs would somehow come to his/its rescue. It is recalled that the international community and the INGOs/NGOs never exerted any pressure on (leave alone demand) VP/LTTE to release the human/hostage shield he/it had setup for self preservation (damn the humans).

    If one may recall, the last ditched efforts of Miliband and Kouchner to save VP/LTTE was hilarious, as it was apparent that politics/tamil diaspora votes were at the heart of their efforts.

    The SL Army suffered the most by loss of life and limb on account of its policy to protect civilians.

    Contrast this with the massacres perpetrated by the invading British colonialist Army on citizens of Sri Lanka in the 1700s and 1800s and the continuing wars against the people of Iraq and Afghanistan, and you see the difference between the SL and British Armies.

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      Banana

      You will slip on your skin man if you believe everthing you read. But then again you lot have lost the argument up to now. But dont worry Tamil Nadu Army ( TNA)is coming to replace your Barbaric animals.

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    Happy to see that ICRC is coming up with an independent view of the ground situation at the time. Hell with Channel 4!

    Yes, Sri Lankan government took maximum care to prevent civilian casualties. Its the LTTE that is responsible for civilian casualties for using them as a shield.

    By eliminating the LTTE, its mostly the Tamils living in the North and East that benefited. Not the Tamil diaspora, they are in fact is very angry about that because they can no longer play that card to get ‘economic refugee’ status in the West. Had the LTTE continued, the number of Tamils that would have been killed by the LTTE by now is much more than what may have killed in the final operation, that too the responsibility is with the LTTE.

    Tamils do not have a country, only a state called Tamil Nadu in India. So what can Sri Lanka do about that! Tamils are living as equal citizens in Sri Lanka. If the Diaspora wants a separate state, please do that in Tamil Nadu. Don’t mess with Sri Lanka. You are warned!! We can only help the Tamils in Sri Lanka to get back to Tamil Nadu, if they so wishes (and vote for Jayalalitha or Karunanadi asking for a separate state for Tamils in India)). Canada, be aware, it will be Toronto that the Tamil Diaspora will ask for a separate state…. before long…. (however much they be equal citizens, they are looking for a country for themselves…)

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      “however much they be equal citizens”

      Hey sour puss! I got a bone to pick with you.

      We all have middle fingers exactly for that!

      It seems you are going to the dog’s

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    That is the view of the ICRC then…based on lies told to them ….by the GOSL.

    The view of the ICRC now as openly documented is that of regeret that they have to abandon the helpless tamil citizens to be slaughtered by the GOSL in an act of war crime and genocide

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    Why has the ICRC waited four years to reveal this? ‘Confidentiality rules’ cannot justify this silence.

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      Before you post moronic comments like this, read the first line of the article. It says this is a Wikileaks cable.. Were they available four years ago before being revealed by Julian Assange?? Welcome back to planet earth- Thank you! Have a biscuit.

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    ““Jacques de Maio, ICRC’s Head of Operations for South Asia, began by stating that, because of ICRC’s strict confidentiality rules, he would be unable to share any specific information regarding allegations of crimes by either side, nor would he be able to direct Williamson to sources. “

    Without facts the statement is one man’s opinion.

    How do you explain the enforced starvation, Mr Jacques de Maio?

    There were 456,000 men, women, children and babies lived there according to the then Government Agent – the register is in the possession of the government. But the government insisted only 70,000 and ICRC was not allowed to take food and medical supplies to those civilians including babies.

    310,000 came out of the narrow strip. So the government starved those people. Starvation results in deaths, too.

    THe government admitted 310,000 surrendered. The army divided husbands and wives and put them in separate camps preventing natural production for over one year. That, too, is genocide.

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      140,000 ‘disappearancea’ according to the Catholic Bishop of Mannar with considerable loss of income to him, but 300,000 re-appearances in Scarborough, Canada alone. There are others in Australia, (now sent to Nauru to live among the kinfolk), and Europe including the 200000 in England.
      We do NEED to redefine that ugly word, genocide. The TRUTH as emanting from the words of the ICRC must be grating to the terrorist psyche.

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        Ram You Sinklam,

        aka Appuhamy and Punchi Banda

        Why are you hiding behind a Tamil Name to send your racist message. You Sinhalese fool and COWARD shame on you Appuhamy.

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      “The army divided husbands and wives and put them in separate camps preventing natural production for over one year. That, too, is genocide”

      Then selling birth control pills and FLs must also be considered as genocide!!

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    In war civilian casualties do take place. What is important is whether a legally constituted force under an elected government acted responsibly. Rape and torture after surrendering is something that can be condoned. We are born naked and innocent not knowing if we are sinhalese Tamil or Muslim. When a child is being killed in cold blood for no fault of his or when a young girl is raped simply for being amongst the residents in an area controlled by a terrorist group then it becomes an issue. I am sure none of us irrespective of our racial ethnic or religious beliefs would even dream of such an atrocity befalling a member of our family. Let’s for a moment leave the war aside. After the war ended when Prageeth Ekniyagoda disappeared simply for being critical of the regime one expected stern action from a regime that preaches and show cases democracy. A few months ago a member of the ruling party had the audacity to sadistially state that Prageeth is living in France happily. This sent sadness and shock among the family and peace loving citizens. This grotesque act was neither condemned or rejected by the regime. In fact it was cheered on by the rulers. My school mate Romesh Abeywivkrema had to secretly leave the country when his wife and he were attacked for not complying with the instructions of the stooge who was funded by the regime to buy over the Sunday Leader whose founder a person i associated closely was brutally killed in broad day light. Forget the innocent civilians in the north if you were one who is inhuman and racial. Anyone who goes against the regime faces death or torture regardless of his or her ethnicity or race. In fact today the north is a tad safer as one has the consolation that it is run by an educated and rational minded person. Can majority sinhalese boast of true freedom in the south ? The blood shed by the innocent is alive and will sadly haunt this country for years to come unless justice prevails and wrongs are corrected.

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    There was a typing error.. the third sentence should read as rape and torture after surrendering cannot be condoned. Please correct it as i even in word do not want to think that i made a mistake in condoning such a horrendous crime.

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    US, UK & EU are well aware that there was no genocide by the Army and they accept that in any arms conflict no one can avoid civilian casualties except for minimising it, which our forces have done better than their forces. But the problem is that the Rajapaksa Government is not ready to bow down to commands of the West. The West therefore is using a bogus Human Rights issue with the help of AI, HRW & Tamil Diaspora to try and make a regime change, which they can manipulate.

    The West will anyway continue to bash Sri Lanka until such time Rajapakse steps down or sent to jail & hand the government over to a Puppet leader of their choice.

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    We need to ask these questions from every nation that has gone into war to defeat terrorism throughout the world; that includes USA, UK,FRANCE,INDIA,ISRAEL,TURKEY, RUSSIA,PHILLIPINES, THAILAND, PAKISTAN, MEXICO,GUATAMALA, COLOMBIA, INDONESIA and many more. For whatever inexplicable reasons, all somewhat spooky and HR agencies filled with incompetent former (or retired) civil servants of not so reputed countries with having nothing to do justify their salaries and benefits keep on picking on Sri Lanka. If Sri Lanka was another good player in the international power brokering, these incompetent fellows engaged in scrutinizing Sri Lanka at every turn would have hidden their tails between the legs and resorted to enjoy in diplomatic evening parties floating in free booze.

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    It is interesting to note that all the Sinhalese Racists have at last found something in time to cling on to from the sinking ship under the head lines:

    It’s Not Genocide, Army Could Have Won The Battle With Higher Civilian And Less Army Casualties – ICRC To US Mission To UN.

    First of all let us get this into perspective:

    1) US Ambassador to Geneva Clint Williamson hails from a country which invented the word ” Shock & Awesome” during the Iraq War. So us Tamils don’t have to take his word as Gospel.
    So his Judgement on what the Sinhala Army did in Sinhala Lanka has to be taken with a pinch of salt.
    2) He may be justified in saying what his Country did in Iraq & Afghanistan was to protect his country from Religious Fanatics after 9/11.
    3) But what we had in Sinhala Lanka was nothing compared to 9/11.We never waged a War outside of Sinhala Lanka and ours was confined within our Country of Birth which we have inhabited for Centuries. We were fighting for Freedom from Sinhalese Tyranny and for our survival. So if the Ambassador reads this he needs to redefine the Word GENOCIDE in Sinhala Lanka.
    4) By a Conservative estimate between 70,000- 120,000 civilians died which is unacceptable. But this number was in addition and a continuation of Sinhalese Brutality stretching back 64 years.

    It is obvious from the following that concerns regarding the Conduct of the War and the Type of Weaponry used by the Sri Lankan army were raised by the Director of Operations:

    At a press conference in Geneva on 21 April, the ICRC’s director of operations, Pierre Krähenbühl, described the situation in the north-east of Sri Lanka as “dramatic”. He explicitly warned that government forces and fighters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) must take immediate action to prevent further mass casualties among civilians.

    As for government forces, ” they have a specific responsibility to ensure that the methods and means of warfare they employ make it possible to clearly distinguish at all times between civilians and civilian objects, on the one hand, and military objectives, on the other. ” Mr Krähenbühl added that he was particularly concerned about the impact on civilians of using weapons such as artillery.

    If the Ambassador reads this and as the Author of the above report I would like him to respond to the Following:

    (New York) – The Sri Lankan armed forces have repeatedly struck hospitals in the northern Vanni region in indiscriminate artillery and aerial attacks, Human Rights Watch said today. Commanders responsible for ordering or conducting such attacks may be prosecuted for war crimes.

    Patients, medical staff, aid workers, and other witnesses have provided Human Rights Watch with information about at least 30 attacks on permanent and makeshift hospitals in the combat area since December 2008. One of the deadliest took place on May 2, when artillery shells struck Mullaivaikal hospital in the government-declared “no-fire zone,” killing 68 persons and wounding 87.

    1) Do you justify the killing of up to 120,000 civilians by indiscriminate shelling including hospitals to entrench Sinhalese hegemony. If this is not Genocide what is Genocide.
    2) Is shelling Hospital Justified to defeat LTTE.
    3) What steps does your country intend to take to minimise the killing of Innocent Civilians during Drone attacks and is there another way other than Drone attacks.

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      You yourself is racist if you endorse the mono ethnic tamil state called Peelam. No? Don’t you think? So… we don’t need to take the word from a racist like you as the gospel too. So there, just keep writing your book chapters of lies but it wouldn’t change a thing cause it all comes from a racist tamil who despises fellow sinhalese countrymen. Get some sense in your head will you? If sides try to get at our throats like this forever, do you think it would do anyone any good? In10se!! Have a biscuit!

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        Eustace,

        You Moron if you say asking for Self Determination is Racist I will be more than happy to accept it you idiot. Get some sense into your head and I am not surprised that you are agitated because the only piece of evidence or Information you thought has come to your rescue has turned out to be Garbage.
        Get this into your thick head man and I repeat:

        1) What the Ambassador said is not GOSPEL.
        2) There is Overwhelming Evidence for Genocide and the only thing that is lacking is the will by the International Community to take MR to the Hague especially Traitor India because of people like the following who have been paid by MR to do the dirt work

        Shiv Shankar Menon
        Krishna
        Kamalesh Sharma
        Banki the Bloody Moon the Monk
        3) When Mr. Clean & the Iron Lady take over after March 2014 your days are numbered So GET READY MATE for the final music .
        See you in the HAGUE.

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          Calm down and have a biscuit! It is so ironic that all racists have a peanut sized brains hey?? Why getting so agitated when the truth is so plain to see?? Oh oh oh.. I forgot now! you wont be able to claim your benefits in western countries anymore. So…. having a mono-ethnic hell hole called Peelam is called self determination to you?? get your head checked! This is IN10SE!!! hahahaha.. Oh and there is a genocide going on when 33% of the population in Colombo is Tamils. Cause according to your faulty brain signal processing, all Tamils in Sri Lanka are getting wiped out!! Come out of your racist Peelamist ideology a bit and learn to respect your fellow countrymen a bit. Rather than propagating hatred. You’ll need to have a pack of biscuits! And a tea. In10se!

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            Eustace,

            You will need more than biscuit to cure your disease which is Head Transplant as it is obvious from your answer you don’t have one. Just go through your comments again and see if you can spot anything unusual and I bet you cant because you have a Low IQ.

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      Genocide and Cyanide – both very favourites of Tamil Tigers. You invented lying-wide and truth-hides.. numbers unsubstantiated. Please provide names and addressed of all killed by SL forces…Why don’t you sue Adele Balasingham for recruiting and killing thousands of innocent Tamil children as child-Tiger brigade? Aunty Adele is living in UK off extorted funds you send, right?
      Also, hundreds of thousands of Tamil civilians ran across lagoon while LTTE gunfire aimed at them and sought safety and protection of SL armed forces…

      Now, think for a moment… There is a SERIOUS LOGICAL ERROR in your accusations:

      if SL forces were shooting and killing these civilians while Tamil Tigers were protecting/caring for the very Tamil civilians forcefully kept for human shielding, the civilians must have been NUTS or INSANE to run towards SL security forces for protection!!! Wouldn’t that have made the situation much worse by allowing SL forces to kill them? Would you run towards a gun aimed at you, or run away in the opposite direction?

      Proves a point also when Tamil Tigers hijacked Gardiner Freewy in Toronto. When Toronto Police and RCMP tried to remove protestors from freeway the usual cowardice of Tamil Tigers made them put women and little children in the front line… and started crying and shouting in agony saying police assaulted and abused children and women… no one was touched. yet they screamed and staged a grreat act like in Tamil movies.

      Lies and fabrication a La Grande!! El Peligroso to lie, as the truth eventually surfaces.

      Sri Lanka belongs to every ethnic and religious types that live there now, regardless of what history was about. Everyone is human and feel pain. Everyone needs to be respected and acknowledged. If a great mix of everyone is happening in the south and west, so hshould be in the north and east. Period. No mono-ethnic, mono-religious polarization!!

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        Strawberry,

        Have you ever tried Strawberry Pukkai. I bet it smells which is what you eat each morning don’t you.

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      Hey Kali, what a lot of balderdash you are saying, i would call it talking bullshit with authority

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        “bullshit with authority”

        Because you got frost bites!

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      Kali, I started reading your comment, sorry but couldn’t go through and you know why.
      There is no point attacking Clint Williamson, he was only conveying what Jacques De Maio head ICRC for Asia told him.
      Also there is no point in writing 20 mile long comments to justify the lies that you guys fed on for so long.

      “The truth is out MAN” and that was inevitable,sooner or later.

      This time it is not coming from a SL military inquiry or a government committee, it is coming from the horses mouth ‘ICRC’.
      Now you can give a rest to the big words such as ‘GENOCIDE’ you have been repeatedly laundering.

      A special thanks must go to Private Bradly Manning (who is in jail for bringing the truth out), Julian Assange (Who is under house arrest) and Wikileaks, without whom it would have been a herculean task to bring this truth out.

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        NAK,

        You really are a Moron for the following reason and answer my question.

        Are you saying that these Leaked Reports can be considered authentic and can be used as evidence and will stand up in a court of Law. Your following arguments are all flawed.

        1) Coming from the Horses Mouth
        2) Private Bradley Manning (who is in jail for bringing the truth out) was jailed for braking the Military Code.

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    Of course it is not genocide, unfortunately.

    There are over 2,500,000 Tamils STILL living in SL.

    If it were genocide we won’t be talking about the ethnic problem and political solutions anymore. That would have been lovely.

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    Now the cat is out of the bag. I hope the SL govt knows how to go about getting all the relevant stuff from wikileaks about the LTTE and the war and the so called genocide. Please, please you It guys get cracking and get all the info that you can from wikileaks and expose the whole lot of the hypocrites. whre were they while we bled for almost 30years????????????????.
    Sri Lanka get your act together and now at least give maximum publicity to all the crimes commited by the LTTE while the international community kept their eyes and mouths shut

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      Carlos,

      Which cat are you talking about mate. You are an illiterate and what do you know about evidence which is admissible in a Court Of Law. You need to get some help and you are living in a dream World. MR is afraid to have an inquiry because his hand is not clean.
      “Sri Lanka get your act together and now at least give maximum publicity to all the Crimes Committed by the LTTE.

      Man I agree with you 150% as you have the evidence lying next to you in the Name of Karuna the War Criminal. He single handedly killed well over 2000 Occupying Sinhalese Soldiers in one battle alone and I saw the bodies herded on to trucks like dead cattle. You have to be given credit for spotting the ball. WELL DONE MATE.

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    I have a piece of News for the following:

    Strawberry Pukkai ( means Kundi)
    Carlos the menace
    NAK for picking out what suits him from wiki leaks. I can pick many that suits us.

    I am not surprised that you lot are disappointed as what you thought was a piece of information which was God sent has turned out to be rubbish.

    You will have your day in Court in the HAGUE so get your defence ready as we have ours and the Jurors will decide MRs fate.
    Have you seen the horrible pictures of Milosevic and Sadam arguing their case from the dock and begging.
    MR will have his chance unlike those in Sinhala Lanka who have been denied that opportunity.
    You all are clutching a Straw ( Ambassadors cable) in the middle of the ocean which wont get you to the Shore.

    Sorry folks see you and goodbye.

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    Whoever did this genocide did a very bad job.

    He left 2,500,000 Tamils alive!!!

    Unite, Tamilocide!!

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    Hi Animal,

    Fat” Mama ” Fuk U Shima

    They have also left a lot of Animals like you alive Roaming around.

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    (゜゜)~ So, de Maio said, while one could safely say that there were ‘serious, widespread violations of IHL,’ by the Sri Lankan forces, it did not amount to genocide.(゜゜)~
    The word Genocide is reserved for the Jewish folk only (thats the only butt Gota “Booo”ta Gooota kisses. If you utter any anti semantic crap in the west you end up in jail however great you are, Why So? Israel is run from the UK/US eg 80% of US top US administration is Jewish and UK’s next PM would be Jewish.

    Chad was a different case because It has the cream of Oil which is being harvested. What does Lanka have to stop Indo-China from becoming the only super power in the world? My guess is Mugabe loves you all you stupid folk because now even Andaman(hanuman in Sanskrit) is Tamil Nadu property and the west does not need any more refugees.

    The Chinese are prepared with 5000km of underground shelters to be battered but will definitely nuke the mother US at its base. While India will follow suit because it has no alternative- 500 years European white trash rule is enough.

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      BTW the US needs Chinese funds to fight the Chinese. Moda Lankans you can never be part of this game but end up being annihilated for 1000 years- who in the west cares there are better places of beauty on earth.
      The chinese kids are taught the meaning of divide and rule right in their infancy – its how the Chinese dynasties ruled same as kashmiri nehru dynasty.

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    It took four years for channel 4 to come up with some evidence and ICRC also needed 4 years to come up with these evidence and statements. Why this timing?
    Who are these civilians? Are they Tamils or Sri Lankan citizens? If GSL thought they are Sri Lankan citizens, will they still continue with same type of operation? If they thought they are just Tamils and dropped the bombs then it was GENOCIDE.

    As for genocide it started long before 1983 in the form of government sponsored land grab, depriving education (so the cream of the crop will leave the country), disfranchising estate workers, government sponsored racial violence, and burning of the library. 2009 was only a finishing act.

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    It was due to the elections in India on May 2009. Once the polling was over in Tamil Nadu, we saw a mad and brutal thrust by Sri Lankan army that killed tens of thousands of Tamils in the final week of war.

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    As I have said sometime back, the mistake made by Gota and the army chiefs was they did not have anticipated that LTTE will take people as hostages and hence did not have a 100% good contingency plan ready.Was it the first time in world history that people who claim they are fighting for a group of people taken same group of people as hostages? Normally in guerrilla war fair members of enemy were taken as hostages.Nobody can say genocide was committed. Army soldiers paid with their lives as well as causing some civilian deaths.

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