Sunday, March 18, 2012

Army tells Channel 4, NGOs and Tamil Diaspora :

‘Present allegations to LLRC with evidence’

‘Channel Four should present the allegations they make against Sri Lanka Army with evidence to the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) instead of dramatizing their old video clips taken from open sources of pro-LTTE websites’, the Sri Lanka Army yesterday said. “NGO activists,such as, Pakiasothy Sarawanamuttu, Sunila Abeysekara, Nimalka Fernando and Sunanda Deshapriya from Sri Lanka, could have done the same, if they had any true interest in Sri Lanka’s human rights situation”, states the Army. 

Sri Lanka Army Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasekera said, Channel 4 as a rule telecast anti - Sri Lankan material under the influence of the pro - LTTE diaspora. Their new video footage, which is supposed to be a follow up of their first one, is full of “shocking comments” synchronized on their old collection of material from open sources. Read more...