The LTTE rump of the Tamil Diaspora is supposed to be getting ready to commemorate the “So called Black July 1983” during the coming weekend (21 and 22nd July) in all big cities in Canada, UK, USA, Switzerland, Norway, EU Countries and Australia in their continuation of humiliating Sri Lanka and specially the Sinhalese community. Of course, they may even bring the message of War Crimes against Sri Lanka though it is irrelevant with 1983 riots.
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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.
By Shamindra Ferdinando
The sinking of the LTTE owned MV Koimer in early Mach 2003 during the Ceasefire Agreement (CFA) has been the navy’s first major successful operation on the high seas, though it never received the coverage it really deserved.
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...