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Reports say LTTE also committed war crimes: Sumanthiran

2019-01-11 16:45:57
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The reports coming from all over the world reveal that both the LTTE and the government forces had committed war crimes, TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran said today.

He told Parliament that no one says only one side committed such crimes. “I will be under fire from my community for saying this,” he said.

The MP said an impartial investigation was needed because Sri Lankan government could not be involved in it on the basis that it was a party to the conflict.

“You get foreign umpires for cricket matches played in Sri Lanka because the party involved in the game cannot be involved in being a judge in the match,” he said. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwadrana)


  Comments - 15

  • Modaya Friday, 11 January 2019 17:33

    Tiger in elephant’s clothing....

    Reply : 139       94

    kumar Friday, 11 January 2019 19:06

    Every Tamil in Sri Lanka are Tigers and every Sinhalese are war criminals.

    Reply : 39       116

    Lankaboy Friday, 11 January 2019 17:36

    This the way to go. Tamil community wants to portray LTTE as saint though they knew the atrocities they committed.

    Reply : 26       68

    Modaya Friday, 11 January 2019 17:48

    Tiger in elephant’s clothing

    Reply : 65       43

    Liberal One Friday, 11 January 2019 18:07

    Prabakaran may have lost the battle but he is surely winning the war.

    Reply : 31       59

    Gayan Friday, 11 January 2019 18:51

    Desperately trying to find favors for his report submitted to the parliament.

    Reply : 16       20

    senm Friday, 11 January 2019 18:52

    Seems to be Hon.Sumanthiran even fit to be first Tamil president of Srilanka

    Reply : 20       44

    Amara Friday, 11 January 2019 19:08

    Well, it took you only about 10 years since the war ended to figure that out. Human rights of the GOSL only mattered to you when the LTTE started losing. You defended criminals that took 300,000 of your own people hostage. You also should go to jail along with GOSL criminals.

    Reply : 40       38

    kumar Friday, 11 January 2019 19:12

    If not for the tamils Sighalse would have lost democracy and would have been subjected to dictatorship and would have lost the apple to Chinese similarly if not for Singhlese the Tamils also would have lost their independence to unworthy politics. We need to be united as equal citizens.

    Reply : 12       48

    kumar Friday, 11 January 2019 19:14

    If not for the tamils Sighalse would have lost democracy and would have been subjected to dictatorship and would have lost the apple to Chinese similarly if not for Singhlese the Tamils also would have lost their independence to unworthy politics. We need to be united as equal citizens.

    Reply : 4       15

    Martin Milton Friday, 11 January 2019 19:47

    Big deal! as the LTTE proper is no more but the 'wannabe LTTE' still rake the past dirt. So much for his admission. Typical lawyers' sham. A 'boot' is what is required here. MM

    Reply : 21       14

    Jaffna Logic Friday, 11 January 2019 20:10

    You moron why can’t you appreciate a Tamil politician admitting to the war crimes committed by the Tigers. Can a Sinhalese leader openly admit to Army atrocities ? No.

    Reply : 17       96

    Duh Friday, 11 January 2019 20:47

    Duh!?

    Reply : 3       4

    DD Sunday, 13 January 2019 04:16

    Cunning message. Don't be get deceived.

    Reply : 3       4

    Dr.Siri Sunday, 13 January 2019 09:27

    Why are Srilankans racist

    Reply : 1       7

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