Wednesday, August 30, 2006

SLMM Accuses Sri Lanka Army of Killings

The Swedish-led Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) is accusing the Sri Lankan military of killing 17 humanitarian workers earlier in the month. The accusations are based on SLMM interviews and discussions with confidential sources. The Sri Lankan government denies a role in the killings. A complete investigation report has yet to be issued. Update 8/30/06 - The UN is threatening to suspend aid operations unless there is accountability for the killings.


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