9.6 Documents Compiled by IFPSL

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Documents compiled by Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka (IFPSL)

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Articles and links for forced evictions and deportations of Tamils
1. Biscuits for LTTE: Suspects remanded – 31 January 2008 - or as [pdf: 215kb]

2. WFP wants story on biscuits rectified - or as [pdf: 88kb]

3. High protein biscuits supplied at government request: UNICEF - or as [pdf: 194kb]

4. Food Supplies to Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu Districts - or as [pdf: 98kb]

5. Is truth also military gear? A question to Sri Lanka media - or as [pdf: 121kb]

6. Norwegian NGO used by LTTE, also delivered arms to an insurgency in Sudan -Walter Jayawardana - or as [pdf: 64kb]

7. WFP food packs meant for LTTE?  - 28 January 2008 - or as [pdf: 103kb]

8. WFP biscuit story: Trico Chairman clarifies - or as [pdf: 263kb]

10. The latest Situation Report by Lawrence Christy, Planning Director, TRO - Updated on 02 May 2009 - or as [pdf: 68kb]

11. On the spot report by Lawrence Christy, Planning Director, TRO - Updated on 04 March 2009 - or as [pdf: 1.016kb]

12. On the Spot Report by Lawrence Christy, Planning Director, TRO - Updated on 11 March 2009 - or as [pdf: 322kb]

13. REPORT from the ‘Safe Zone’ /  TRO Media Release - 25 April 2009 - or as [pdf: 46kb]

14. Some Notes on Situation Report for the month of February, 2009 - or as [pdf: 240kb]

15. On the Spot Report by  Lawrence Christy, Planning Director, TRO – Latter part of January, 2009 - or as [pdf: 768kb]

16. TRO’s Relief Activities in Vanni - Updated on 26th April, 2009 - or as [pdf: 66kb]

17. ‘As the shells fell, we tried to save lives with no blood or medicine’ - [video] - or as [pdf: 97kb]

18. In Sri Lanka the war is over but Tamil Tiger remnants suffer brutal revenge - or as [pdf: 81kb]

19. Disgraceful treatment of LTTE captives - 14 November 2009 - or as [pdf: 1.126kb]

20. uqod fkd.;a m%foaYj, ,CI 3la ck;dj isák nj lSu ujd mEula - flfy<sh - or as [pdf: 58kb]

21. A Profile of Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues in the Vanni and Vavuniya - Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) March 2009 - [pdf: 767kb]

22. m%Ndlrka fírd .ekSug isák uyúre mjq,a isú,a ckhd f,i ie<lsh fkdyelshs - or as [pdf: 45kb]

23. National Leader Prabakaran’s Daughter Dwaraka’s photos released - or as [pdf: 276kb]

24. Sri Lanka’s brutal war takes heavy toll (AFP) – May 9, 2009 - or as [pdf: 100kb]

25. On the operating table, evidence of Sri Lanka’s brutal war - AFP - 10 May 2009 - or as [pdf: 83kb]

26. Sri Lankan Army used Chemical Weapons on Tamils in the war zones - or as [pdf: 590kb]

27. Sri Lanka acquires ‘banned’ weapons - 13 August 2001 - or as [pdf: 75kb]

28. Controversial weapon meant for genocide alleges MP - 17 August 2001 - or as [pdf: 93kb]

29. Recurring Nightmare State Responsibility for “Disappearances” and Abductions in Sri Lanka – Human Right Watch- March 2008- Volume 20, No. 2(C) - [pdf: 6.944kb]

30. New allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka - Mark Leon Goldberg – 26 August 2009 - or as [pdf: 799kb]

31. Sri Lanka: Execution Video Shows Need for International Inquiry - Human Right Watch - or as [pdf: 138kb]

32.  Slovak rockets sold to war-torn Sri Lanka - or as [pdf: 441kb]

33. Thermobaric warfare and humanitarian concerns – D.B.S. Jeyaraj - or as [pdf: 121kb]

34.  Emergency Relief Coordinator Condemns Killing of Aid Workers in Sri Lanka - 7 August 2006 - or as [pdf: 84kb]

35. United Nations-Department of Public Information, New York  - Press Release IHA/1211, 7 August 2006 / Emergency Relief Coordinator Condemns Killing of Aid Workers in Sri Lanka - [pdf: 97kb]

Sri Lanka : Vanni Emergency Situation Reports
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

36. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 1 - 27 April 2009 - [pdf: 184kb]

37. .Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 2 - 28 April 2009 - [pdf: 148kb]

38. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 3 - 29 April 2009 - [pdf: 184kb]

39. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 4 - 30 April 2009 - [pdf: 447kb]

40. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 5 - 03 May 2009 - [pdf: 103kb]

41. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 6 - 04 May 2009 - [pdf: 134kb]

42. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 7 - 06 May 2009 - [pdf: 313kb]

43. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 8 - 07 May 2009 - [pdf: 300kb]

44. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 9 - 11 May 2009 - [pdf: 112kb]

45. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 10 - 12 May 2009 - [pdf: 86kb]

46. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 11 - 13 May 2009 - [pdf: 240kb]

47. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 12 - 14 May 2009 - [pdf: 180kb]

48. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 13 - 15 May 2009 - [pdf: 342kb]

49.  Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 14 - 18 May 2009 - [pdf: 286kb]

50. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 15 - 19 May 2009 - [pdf: 194kb]

51. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 16 - 22 May 2009 - [pdf: 256kb]

52. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 17 - 25 May 2009 - [pdf: 446kb]

53. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 18 - 27 May 2009 - [pdf: 306kb]

54. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 19 - 30 May 2009 - [pdf: 335kb]

55. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 20 - 01 June 2009 - [pdf: 265kb]

56. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 21 - 11 June 2009 - [pdf: 2.192kb]

57. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 22 - 18 June 2009 - [pdf: 223kb]

58. Situation Report: Vanni Emergency Situation Report # 24 - 02 July 2009 - [pdf: 314kb]

59. Situation Report: Sri Lanka - Flash floods Situation Report # 01 - 17 August 2009 - [pdf: 55kb]

60. Situation Report: Sri Lanka - Flash floods Situation Report # 02 - 21 August 2009 - [pdf: 32kb]

61. Map: Welfare Centre Locations as at 01 May 2009 - Jaffna District - [pdf: 619kb]

OCHA -Joint Humanitarian Updates

62. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #2 - 13 – 26 Feb 2009 - [pdf: 97kb]

63. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #3 - 27 February – 13 March 2009 - [pdf: 109kb]

64. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report # 4 - 13 Mar – 27 Mar 2009 - [pdf: 105kb]

65. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #5 - 28 Mar – 30 Apr 2009 - [pdf: 176kb]

66. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #6 - 01 – 15 May 2009 - [pdf: 167kb]

67. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #7 - 16 – 31 May 2009 - [pdf: 175kb]

68. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee Districts Report # 08 - 29 Aug – 11 Sep 2009 - [pdf: 304kb]

69. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #8 - 01 – 15 June 2009 - [pdf: 192kb]

70. Situation Report : Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #8 - 01 – 15 June 2009 - 26 Jun 2009

71. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, Trincomalee and Batticaloa Districts Report #9 - 15 – 30 June 2009 - [pdf: 211kb]

72. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee Districts Report # 02 - 11 – 17 July 2009 - [pdf: 397kb]

73. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee Districts Report # 03 - 18 – 24 July 2009 - [pdf: 168kb]

74. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee Districts Report # 04 - 25 – 31 July 2009 - [pdf: 269kb]

75. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee Districts Report # 05 - 01 – 07 August 2009 - [pdf: 183kb]

76. Situation Report: Joint Humanitarian Update - Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Mannar, Vavuniya, and Trincomalee Districts Report # 07 - 15 – 28 August 2009 - [pdf: 247kb]

77. United Nations Condemns Indiscriminate Use of Force in Sri Lanka / November 2006 Press Release IHA/1240 - or as [pdf: 96kb]

78. Transcript of Press Conference by Secretary - General Ban Ki - Moon at United Nations Head Quarters , 11 June 2009 - or as [pdf: 158kb]

79. Transcript of Press Conference by Secretary - General Ban Ki - Moon at United Nations Head Quarters / 29 July 2009 - or as [pdf: 146kb]

80. On Sri Lanka, UN’s Alston Probes Execution Video, Kaelin Says His Praise Was Misquoted - By Matthew Russell Lee - or as [pdf: 743kb]

81. UN Plaza: Pay Attention to Sri Lanka! - Matthew Russell Lee (video)

82. Civilian killings in Sri Lanka discussed in UN, leaked documents and double standards- Matthew Russell Lee - Inner City Press (video)

83.  SG/SM/10304  17 January 2006-Secretary-General very Concerned about Deteriorating Security Situation in Sri Lanka; Urges Resumption of Dialogue, Respect for Human Rights - or as [pdf: 133kb]

84. Battle for water or something else 7 August 2006 Press release By LTTE - or as [pdf: 74kb]

85.  “Complicit in Crime: State Collusion in Abductions and Child Recruitment by the Karuna Group”. Human Rights Watch  - 23 January 2007 - or as [pdf: 766kb]

86.  “Norway regrets the Government of Sri Lanka’s decision to terminate the 2002 ceasefire agreement”. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. - 02 January 2008 - or as [pdf: 92kb]

87. “Unicef: Bombed orphans were not Tamil Tigers”. Mail and Guardian Online - 15 August 2006 - or as [pdf: 75kb]

88. Capture of Vakarai and the Contradictions in Sri Lanka’s Agenda – Update :112 / by Col R Hariharan (retd.) - or as [pdf: 148kb]

89. Destructive tide of a water war - or as [pdf: 169kb]

90. SLMM had entered Mavil Aru area unannounced-Sri Lanka Secretariat for Coordinating Peace (SCOPP) Press Release - or as [pdf: 143kb]

91. LTTE opens Mavil Aru Dam ahead of SL Govt - or as [pdf: 273kb]

92. “Mission Water Shed” continues -By Walter Jayawardhana - or as [pdf: 64kb]

93. Parties want peace, but no consensus on how to achieve it - or as [pdf: 90kb]

94. Bauer drowns in Mavil Aru - or as [pdf: 113kb]

95. Ire after fire - or as [pdf: 171kb]

96. Sri Lanka:  Ban Ki-Moon Regrets Termination of Cease Fire Agreement - or as [pdf: 87kb]

97. Hakeem has got wires crossed - Govt. - or as [pdf: 124kb]

98. “Lanka defends expulsion of Tamils”. The Times of India (AP). 2007-06-10 - or as [pdf: 115kb]

99. Amal, Jayasinghe (2007-06-07). “Sri Lanka police evict ethnic Tamils from capital” - AFP/  2007-06-07

100.  “Deportation of Tamils from Colombo is reminiscent of The Holocaust” - 2007-06-08 - or as [pdf: 93kb]

101. Krishan, Francis (2007.06.07). “Sri Lanka accused of ethnic cleansing as over 400 Tamils evicted from capital” - AP /  2007.06.07

102. Lanka SC steps in, halts eviction of Tamils from Colombo -The Times of India - or as [pdf: 117kb]

103. “Tamils return to Sri Lanka capital” / 2007-06-09 - or as [pdf: 98kb]

104. Police evict Tamils from Colomb - BBC / 2007-06-07 - or as [pdf: 58kb]

105. “The United States condemns the forced removal of Tamils” / press release June 2007 (U.S. Department of State.) - or as [pdf: 47kb]

106. Norway condemns enforced removal of Tamils from Colombo /  press release June 2007 - [pdf: 277kb]

107. “Sri Lanka media slam Tamil eviction” - AP / 2007-06-09 - or as [pdf: 99kb]

108. “Mass expulsion of Tamils from Colombo denounced” - INAS / 2007-06-07 - or as [pdf: 76kb]

109. “Ethnic Cleansing” in Sri Lanka? - TIME - or as [pdf: 98kb]

110. Apex court halts eviction of Tamils from Colombo / Rediff.com - or as [pdf: 84kb]

111. Ethnic cleansing claim after police move Tamils at gunpoint / The Guardian - or as [pdf: 75kb]

112. Sri Lanka court blocks state deportation of Tamils | Reuters - or as [pdf: 115kb]

113. “Is Sri Lanka “our country?” - 2007-06-09 - BBC - or as [pdf: 58kb]

114. Mallawaarachchi, Bharatha (2007-06-08). “Court: End Tamil Expulsions in Colombo”. (AP)

115. “Sri Lanka Supreme Court orders to stop evacuation of ethnic Tamils from Colombo lodges” - Colombo Page - or as [pdf: 133kb]

116. “SC issues Interim Order against forcible transportation of Tamil lodgers”. LankaeNews / 2007-06-08 - or as [pdf: 205kb]

117. “Those chased from Colombo yesterday brought back to Colombo today”. LankaeNews / 2007-06-08 - or as [pdf: 199kb]

118. “Those chased from Colombo yesterday brought back to Colombo today” (in Sinhala). LankaeNews / 2007-06-08 - or as [pdf: 197kb]

119. “Vacation of lodgings: President asks IGP for immediate report” (in English). Daily News / 2007-06-09 - or as [pdf: 185kb]

120. “Sri Lanka PM expresses regret” - The Hindu - 2007-06-11 - or as [pdf: 57kb]

121. Open Letter to President Mahinda Rajapakse to stop the expulsion of Tamils from Colombo - or as [pdf: 96kb]

122. Forced Evictions of Tamils in Northeast Since 1980’s by Sri Lankan Armed Forces A Report by NESOHR January 2005 - or as [pdf: 395kb]

123. Sri Lanka begins forced eviction of Tamils - is there a human rights violation? - or as [pdf: 276kb]

124. Expulsion of non-resident Tamils from Colombo - or as [pdf: 113kb]

125. Sri Lanka State Terrorism Rape & Murder of Eelam Tamil Women

126. Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective Violence Against Women / Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women,Yakin Ertürk - or as [pdf: 470kb]

127. Traumatised Tamils live in fear of new crackdown in Sri Lanka - or as [pdf: 174kb]

128. ‘Urgent Appeal: Flight of the Tamils in Sri Lanka’ , Irish  Forum for Peace in  Sri Lanka (IFPSL) / 19 May, 2009

129. ‘Unlock the Camps in Sri Lanka’, Amnesty International  - 17 August, 2009 - or as [pdf: 149kb]

130. ‘Sri Lanka: Free All Unlawfully Detained’ - Human Rights Watch - 24 November, 2009 - or as [pdf: 113kb]