Tuesday, September 16, 2008

UN pulls out of north Sri Lanka

The United Nations has pulled its staff out of Sri Lanka's rebel-held northern region after being ensured safe passage by government troops and rebels.Other aid agencies have also left, after being prevented from doing so over the weekend by displaced people.The agencies' move comes as the army continues a major offensive against the rebels in northern areas of the island. Did we not see the same thing before? Ohh wait, i remember, it was in Rwanda. Before the genocide started in full swing, the UN and various NGOs, organizations and governments left the country - letting the tribals kill each other. At this rate, the Tamil population in Sri Lanka - the so called "rebels" are going to get massacred.

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