The Canadian Peace Alliance is circulating a petition titled 'Stop the Attacks on the Tamil People'. To add your name to it, please go to http://www.acp-cpa.ca/en/HART.html.
A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN THE MAKING
The Globe and Mail reports this weekend that, "as the Sri Lankan military moves into (a tiny patch of northern Sri Lanka) historically held by the country's Tamil minority...a humanitarian crisis (is) in the making..."
SRI LANKAN GOVERNMENT CITED FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
The article continues, "The Sri Lankan government has been cited for human-rights violations – arbitrary arrests, discrimination against the Tamil minority, and, according to a 2008 report by the U.S. State Department, the condoning of paramilitary groups 'credibly alleged' to have attacked civilians and practised torture and kidnappings."