Saturday, May 2, 2009

Truth: Western Governments Involved in Arm-Twisting tactics in Sri Lanka

On September 11th, 2001 the whole world watched as Americans wept with bleeding hearts for their fellow countrymen lost to a senseless terrorist attack. 2,976 people perished on that day in what the US called the most daring terrorist attack ever. The whole world felt a loss and wept with America.

It is sad to think that the US and the world at large required such an attack to wake-up to terrorism, a phenomenon Sri Lanka has been battling for 30 years. But even after that shocking wake-up-call, why are western nations openly supporting the LTTE, who I might add, is a proscribed terrorist organisation in over 30 countries which include the US, EU, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Since 25th July 1975, Sri Lanka has suffered 20 times more civilian casualties than the 9/11 attacks at the hands of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), but then Sri Lanka is only a small unimportant third world country. As if life was any less valuable in Sri Lanka, several western nations, the UN and humanitarian organisations operating under the UN auspices, have all been assisting the Tamil Tiger terrorists (LTTE) for their own agendas. A whole new face to how humanitarian operations are conducted these days is emerging from Sri Lanka, and it is not a pretty one.

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