The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) objective for a separate homeland (Tamil Eelam) for all Tamils threatens the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India and amounts to cession from the Indian Union and thus falls the ambit of unlawful activities said the Home Ministry of India explaining the reason for the further ban of the organization in India.
The Hindu quoted a former LTTE girl fighter Niromi de Soyaza who recently published a book as telling the LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and “traitors” and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to Australia says turning boats back to his country will deter asylum seekers from making the journey to Australia.
Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe says asylum seekers will be forced to find other ways of getting to Australia if their boats are prevented from leaving Sri Lankan waters.
“Turning the boats around will deter people,” he told ABC Radio on Monday.
Another 109 Australia bound illegal migrants were arrested by the Navy in the seas off Kalkudah on Saturday. The Navy’s fast patrol craft intercepted the fishing trawler named Sewwandi Duwa, which was carrying the illegal migrants, 25 nautical miles of Kalkudah, making it the third such arrest in the Eastern...