SL forgotten - Halliday

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Human violations committed during the Sri Lanka conflict must be subject to an independent, international investigation, former UN Assistant Secretary General Denis Halliday was quoted by Irish Times.

“Sri Lanka has been forgotten, despite the staggering violations of human rights, the war crimes and the crimes against humanity that took place there,” he has said. “All this has been ignored.”

  Comments - 43

  • zzz Friday, 08 October 2010 04:43 AM

    It is under Gods scrutiny.

    Jim Dougal Friday, 08 October 2010 08:06 AM

    A little difficult as the leaders of the LTTE who were not executed by the Sri Lankan Army are now effectively a part of the government, or certainly being nurtured by it.

    Top Sri Lankan Friday, 08 October 2010 04:45 AM

    Can you forget about it ? Our King can pay any amount of money in any currency.

    Jim Dougal Friday, 08 October 2010 08:07 AM

    What on earth are you trying to say?!?! And talking of money perhaps you should invest some in English classes.

    ASFAR Friday, 08 October 2010 04:46 AM

    mr. halliday, our one is past. no use in investigating. why dont you go to afghanistan and iraq and and see how your brothers violating the human rights right now ?

    Jim Dougal Friday, 08 October 2010 08:09 AM

    Good idea, we can string up Bush, Blair and MR in a line, you agree?

    SL Friday, 08 October 2010 04:46 AM

    But, the staggering violations of human rights, the war crimes and the crimes against humanity taking place in Iraq and Afghanistan; you don't even mention it.

    Jim Dougal Friday, 08 October 2010 08:10 AM

    Go back to sleep you are not missing much here!

    zzz Friday, 08 October 2010 04:46 AM

    It is under Gods scrutiny and He is not slow.

    Christopher Friday, 08 October 2010 04:46 AM

    Totally out of mind... You cannot compare Sri lanka with Dafur ? or Afganistan or Iraq.
    Wake up old man

    ransam Friday, 08 October 2010 04:50 AM

    If you are a terrorist or a terrorist supporter it doesn't matter whether it is decades or half a century.

    Don Friday, 08 October 2010 06:50 PM

    It sounds like Irish. Only they could sit on a panel on their own, watch fake videos and reach damning conclusions to satisfy sponsoring LTTE renegades.

    basi Friday, 08 October 2010 08:22 AM

    Absolutely. That's what prabhakaran had..

    shovini Friday, 08 October 2010 04:56 AM

    Absolutely. It shoulod begin immediately.

    sxhabeeb Friday, 08 October 2010 04:57 AM

    He He.... Day Dreaming. My be looking for a new part time job....

    Alakar Friday, 08 October 2010 07:19 PM

    WHAT IS KILLING THIS COUNTRY IS , PEOPLE ARE NOT ABLE TO SAY WRONG IS WORNG, RIGHT IS RIGHT!

    iluminatis Friday, 08 October 2010 05:06 AM

    hang all the war criminals !

    indika Friday, 08 October 2010 05:07 AM

    He is digging the past Where as US AND UK doing it PRESENT. No inquiries. Why is that ? First stop present incidents, Then we can start from Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    indika Friday, 08 October 2010 05:09 AM

    Yes, start from Doraiappa who was killed by your boss himself !!!

    Roshan DW Saturday, 09 October 2010 07:49 AM

    No war is clean..To win a war you play dirty or you loose.Come on Irish.. you sort out your problems at home.Unemployment over 23% !!

    indika Friday, 08 October 2010 05:10 AM

    These westerneer have found new method of earn moeny. Fast and easy.

    malkanthi Friday, 08 October 2010 05:11 AM

    Absolutely, authorities will twist and turn, but not aware consequences of their sin carried to their third fourth generations!

    Faqi Friday, 08 October 2010 07:55 PM

    Why is Sri Lanka and the comments here so defensive. If we have nothing to hide, then let anyone investigate. Are we so defensive as we have something to hide from the outside world?

    Kan Friday, 08 October 2010 05:18 AM

    Why IC do not understand that Sri Lanka declared war on terrorists and not ethnic cleansing like Bosnia, Darfur and elsewhere.Here all the communities are living in peace and there is no ethnic conflict except a few rights to be given to minorities and their status preserved.

    kasun Friday, 08 October 2010 05:20 AM

    Well said..

    Kasthuri Friday, 08 October 2010 05:21 AM

    Just got up after a long nap after a scary dream.

    Ranjan Friday, 08 October 2010 05:25 AM

    He is the former assistant secretary general. So we shouldn't answer to every dick and harry who has doubts about our army's human rights records.

    priyantha-eu Friday, 08 October 2010 05:32 AM

    after MR met MOON all went up side down may be MR offer some thing , that the sri lanka way

    iddasiri Friday, 08 October 2010 09:41 AM

    Yes, of course including Iraq, Afganistan, Palastine, Sudan, Kasmir, Pakistan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia etc. etc.

    eddy Saturday, 09 October 2010 09:03 AM

    whats wrong with UN. Every now and then like wage earners shouting war crimes. Seems like its unbecoming.Next time we should bring them in and charge them for instigating war crimes or misleading.

    RationalThinker Friday, 08 October 2010 10:14 AM

    if we have nothing to hide, we have nothing to worry about.

    Ane Anichchan Friday, 08 October 2010 06:09 AM

    After end of bitter saga of Milliband, Hillary C, Moon, Pillai
    et al this this time it comes from Halliday. After Halliday who else? Halliday mind your business man!

    Nalaka Friday, 08 October 2010 06:15 AM

    God is scrutinizing all those rabid diasphora who funded terrorism as well. hopefully he will catchup to them before he gets the better guys.

    DUWI Friday, 08 October 2010 06:15 AM

    The War Crimes were committed by the LTTE by holding civilians as a HUMAN SHIELD to try and stop the inevitable defeat.

    Please investigate the LTTE first.

    kanniah Friday, 08 October 2010 10:47 AM

    Criminals can escape temporarily. But they will be punished eternally god's kingdom.

    GOVSL Friday, 08 October 2010 06:40 AM

    Investigating LTTE acts underway with the help of KP and the gang...

    knight Rider Friday, 08 October 2010 06:45 AM

    is this being followed in Afghan and all that happened in Vietnam ?

    TDDC Friday, 08 October 2010 02:36 PM

    Denis forgotten that US did syphilis experiments using prisoners women mental patients in Gothamala. Forget about Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Denis should start at least from Gothamala.

    thusi Friday, 08 October 2010 04:20 PM

    yeah..first clean your own house...

    thusi Friday, 08 October 2010 04:21 PM

    and the Terrorist funding Diaspora also...

    thusi Friday, 08 October 2010 04:23 PM

    Hello.....they were not in the battle field.....they were aborod like KP....

    Yuri Friday, 08 October 2010 04:40 AM

    YOU ARE ABSULUTELY RIGHT, BUT THERE ARE CASE THEY ARREST PEOPLE EVEN AFTER DECADADE. MATTER OF TIME


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