"Water is also a problem because largely people have been depending on ground water wells.Such wells are either damaged or covered with rubble, which means they have to dig new wells.The victim left for school on Wednesday last week but never arrived.Her parents filed a missing person's report and a search was launched.The next day the girl's body was found in Punguditivu.
The hype behind the US sponsored third resolution against Sri Lanka looks to be frizzling out with US/UK and India managing to get as co-sponsors nations that would hardly constitute power bases.”(SALEM) – Sri Lanka’s pro-government Daily News paints a nice picture for Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka scores preliminary moral victory at UNHRC 2014: You see, there is nothing moral about the Sri Lankan government, in fact President Majinda Rajapakse exhibits a most immoral style, sharing traits with world leaders like Binjamin Netahyahu, Slobodan Milošević, Pol Pot and Adolf Hitler.
He’s a bona fide Génocidaire, intent on eliminating a minority culture that prevents his country from being an ideal Sinhala Buddhist nation.
Sri Lanka’s Buddhist government pushed the minority Tamil people around for 30 years following repatriation in 1948.
Residents say while reconstruction has advanced in parts of Jaffna, the majority of Tamils in surrounding villages remain in poverty after losing their land and livelihoods."Fishermen and farmers are the worst affected," said Rasah Perinbanayakam, a retired government officer.
"Practically all of the fishermen have lost their gear and their boats, so they are unable to restart because to start fishing in a proper way they need boats which they can't afford."Hundreds of acres of land in the north, which is very fertile land, are in the high-security zone.