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Sri Lanka: escalating violence

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, Ethnicity & Race, Governance, Human Rights, International Relations, Law, Politics, War & Conflict

Jayadeva Uyangoda in Focus Lanka analyzes [1] the current escalating violence between the Sri Lankan army and the LTTE. The government is accusing LTTE for the recent killings of innocent civilians while it is refuting its involvement. His suggestions to settle the country’s ethno-political armed conflict include establishing of an international verification commission to investigate the charges against LTTE.