US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Robert Blake, would be travelling next week to Sri Lanka.Dec 05, 2009, 11:20 AM IST
Sri Lankan opposition leaders
today handed over a letter to a delegation of Tamil Nadu MPs,
complaining that they were not allowed by the government to
visit the relief camps for nearly 3 lakh displaced Tamils.
The relief camps in Vavuniya which shelters about 2.5 lakh Tamil IDPS, returned to normalcy after last week violence that left three persons injured and resulted in arrest of 19 people.Sep 28, 2009, 15:18 PM IST
Expressing concern over the overcrowding of the IDP camps in Sri Lanka, the US has urged Rajapaksa Government to accelerate the process of screening of these shelters and demining operation so that people are not held there.Sep 22, 2009, 10:24 AM IST
Sri Lanka will not allow even "limited freedom" to Tamil IDPs until it screens out suspected LTTE cadres from the civilian population living in the northern relief camps.Aug 30, 2009, 17:53 PM IST