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Sri Lanka Civilian Deaths

Tamil Tigers Use Civilian Shields For Sri Lankan Army Shelling

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

100,000 civilians held hostage by Tamil Tiger rebels on a stretch of land just twice the size of New York's Central Park have come under repeated indiscriminate shelling by the Sri Lankan armed forces.

Tamil Tigers Last Stronghold Falls To Sri Lankan Troops

Press Trust of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The capture of last LTTE bastion of Pudukudiriyirippu by Sri Lankan troops has triggered a record exodus of Tamil civilians from LTTE controlled areas...

Sri Lanka: Government Attacks Kill 38 Civilians

AP | KRISHAN FRANCIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Government artillery attacks and air raids in Sri Lanka's northern war zone killed at least 38 civilians Wednesday and woun...

Sri Lanka Rejects Ceasefire Calls | Randeep Ramesh, South Asia Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sri Lanka snubbed the international community's call for a ceasefire today, saying troops would not suspend their offensive against Tamil Tiger rebels...

Sri Lanka Children's Ward Shelled, 9 Killed | Randeep Ramesh, South Asia Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five artillery shells hit the children's ward of a Sri Lankan hospital, killing at least nine and injuring 20, according to aid agencies, as the army ...