Daily Archives: April 18, 2009

Stop the Genocide against the Tamil people in Sri Lanka!

Australia must condemn Sri Lankan Government slaughter! End the silence!

Rally Monday April 20th, 4.30pm
State Parliament, George Street, City (outside QUT Gardens Point)

Tamil Genocide

On Tuesday night the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) commenced the slaughter of Tamils in the so-called “safe zone”, directing massive firepower towards civilians. Independent witnesses have confirmed the SLA’s use of chemical weapons, with Phosgene and Triethanolamine being found on the dead.

According to Human Rights Watch: “Sri Lanka’s so-called ‘no-fire zone’ is now one of the most dangerous places in the world,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The Security Council has quibbled over protocol when it should be acting to bring an end to this ghastly loss of life.” Continue reading