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May 27 2009

India will pay a heavy price for abdicating a Sri Lanka policy

It was then that Chidambaram, who was part of Rajiv’s inner circle, proceeded to transform his prime minister’s annoyance into action. To send Prabhakaran a message that he cannot get a free lunch from India, Chidambaram’s ministry directed the Tamil Nadu police to confiscate all the communication equipment at their bases in the state that the LTTE was using to contact its cadre in Sri Lanka. Prabhakaran proved to be more politically savvy than either Rajiv or Chidambaram. He went on a highly publicized fast in Chennai, which evoked much sympathy among Indian Tamils.

Caught unawares, Chidambaram then foolishly issued a statement that the seizure of the communication equipment by the Tamil Nadu police was done without consulting his ministry, which, in fact, had initiated the action, according to an account of the incident by J.N. Dixit, then India’s high commissioner in Colombo, in his book, Assignment Colombo.

In the coming years, India will have to pay a heavy price for having abdicated any semblance of a Sri Lanka policy. China, which helped fund and train the effort to defeat the LTTE more than anyone else, will soon get its proverbial pound of flesh when it completes the construction of a billion-dollar port in the Sri Lankan fishing spot of Hambantota which will be used to service and refuel Chinese naval operations in the Indian Ocean. Of more immediate concern for Narayanan’s successor, however, will be the task of dealing with Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who are certain to flock to India once Colombo begins colonizing former Tamil areas, now that the LTTE has been eliminated.


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Apr 11 2009

இந்திய‌ இர‌சாய‌ன‌ ஆயுத‌ம்

Published by under India,Tamil Eelam

இந்தியா மிக‌க் க‌வ‌ன‌மாக‌ அறிவுறித்தி வ‌ழ‌ங்கிய‌ இர‌சாயான‌ ஆயுத‌ம், செய‌லில்.

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இந்தியாவின் இரசாயன ஆயுதம் தமிழர்கள் மேல்

As no independent media is in Sri Lanka, it looks from governments own pictures, they are continued to use chemical weapons:

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Oct 19 2008

“சொல்லிக்காட்டவா சோறு போட்டீர்கள்?”

“சொல்லிக்காட்டவா சோறு போட்டீர்கள்?”

என்னென்னவெல்லாம் செய்யப் போகிறோம் என்பதைக் காட்டிலும்……

என்னென்னவெல்லாம் செய்யக் கூடாது என்பதில் கவனத்தைக் குவித்தாக வேண்டிய வேளை இது.


மூன்றாவது, “இறையாண்மை” குறித்து இடத்திற்கு இடம் மாறுபடும் வியாக்கியானங்கள். ஒரு நாட்டில் உள்ள இரு இனப்பிரிவுகள் ஒன்றோடொன்று இணைந்திருப்பதோ…… விலகிக் கொள்வதோ அது அவை இரண்டும் சம்பந்தப்பட்ட விஷயம். ஆனால், பாகிஸ்தானின் உள்நாட்டு விவகாரத்தில் தலையிட்டு வங்காள தேசத்தை உருவாக்கும்போது தோன்றாத “இறையாண்மை” ஈழத்தமிழர்கள் இனப்படுகொலைக்கு ஆளாகும்போது மட்டும் தோன்றுவதுதான் நெருடலான துயரம்.


ஆனால்…… அடுத்து வந்த நாட்களோ……?
“இந்திய – இலங்கை வெளியுறவுத் துறை அதிகாரிகள் ஆலோசனை……”
“இந்திய – இலங்கை வெளியுறவு அமைச்சர்கள் பேச்சுவார்த்தை……”
என நகர்ந்து இறுதியில் ராஜீவ் – ஜெயவர்த்தனா ஒப்பந்தத்தில் போய் முடிந்தது. எந்தவொரு ஒப்பந்தமும் போரிட்டுக் கொள்கிற இரு தரப்பாருக்குள் நிகழ வேண்டுமே அன்றி சமரசம் செய்யச் சென்ற நடுவரே உடன்படிக்கையில் கையெழுத்திடுவதென்பது உலகம் கண்டிராத விந்தை. அமைதிக்கான ஒப்பந்தம் என்பது இலங்கை அரசுக்கும் போராளிகளுக்கும் இடையே ஏற்பட்டிருக்க வேண்டும். சமரசம் செய்யச் சென்ற ராஜீவ்காந்தி அதில் சாட்சிக் கையொப்பமிட்டிருக்க வேண்டும். அதுதான் நியதி.


எல்லாவற்றுக்கும் மேலாய், இறுதியாக……
அண்டைநாடு…… பஞ்சசீலம்…… இறையாண்மை…… உள்நாட்டு விவகாரம்…… எல்லாம் தாண்டி “நேச” நாட்டுக் கடற்படையினரால் காவு வாங்கப்பட்ட “சொந்த” நாட்டு மீனவர்கள் மட்டும் இதுவரை ஐநூற்றுச் சொச்சம் பேர்.

“எதிரி” நாட்டு படையான பாகிஸ்தானியரால் கூட மீனவர்கள் எவரும் இப்படிக் கொல்லப்பட்டதில்லை.

இந்தியக் கடற்படையும் பாகிஸ்தானிய மீனவர்களை இப்படிக் கொன்றதில்லை.

அவ்வளவு ஏன்…… எதிரும் புதிருமான கியூபாவும் அமெரிக்காவும் கூட மீனவர்கள் விசயத்தில் இவ்விதம் நடந்து கொண்டதில்லை.

இங்கு மட்டும் ஏன் இப்படி?

இன்று மனசாட்சியுள்ள எவருள்ளும் எழும் கேள்வி இதுதான் :

அப்படியாயின்…… தமிழர்கள் என்பவர்கள் யார்……?

அவர்கள் ஈழத்தில் பிறந்திருப்பினும் சரி.
இந்தியாவில் பிறந்திருப்பினும் சரி.

நன்றி : சண்டே இந்தியன் வார இதழ்

“சொல்லிக்காட்டவா சோறு போட்டீர்கள்?”

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Oct 21 2007

[GreaterKashmir] Indian army doing what it’s best at

Published by under GreaterKashmir,India

Marsary, (Kupwara), Oct 20: Anti-army, anti-India, and pro-freedom demonstrations for the second day Saturday against the cold blooded murder of a teacher by soldiers were revolutionary in scale with people accusing the soldiers of torturing the teacher to death.
 The people said the murder was pre-planned because the teacher, Abdul Rashid Mir, had objected many a time to the obscene comments passed by a Major, a Subedar, and other soldiers at his female colleagues who always accompanied Mir.
 The teachers of Government Middle School Marsary say that Mir used to accompany female teachers so that armymen won’t tease them on their way to school.
 Enraged by the army’s claim that the teacher was killed in accidental fire from a soldier’s rifle while being searched, several eyewitnesses told Greater Kashmir how the teacher was badly tortured to death. In fact, the protesters said, the teacher was beaten to death and later fired upon to pass it off as an accidental death due to misfire.

  “They (soldiers) had gagged his mouth and he couldn’t even scream when they were beating him up with gun butts, kicks and sticks in the forest,” said Gulshan, who was watching the soldiers beating Mir from veranda of her house.
 She said, “Soldiers had formed a ring around him and from the veranda of my house I saw him writhing due to onslaught from all sides.”
 According to Gulshan, the silence was broken by two gunshots.
 “Panic gripped the village after gun shots were fired,” Gulshan said, adding that gunshots brought residents mostly women out of their houses and they ran towards the soldiers.
 The other women who were standing next to Gulshan said that soldiers didn’t allow them to come close.
  Hajra, 75, said, “I asked them have you killed anybody. They said “No, we are for your security.” 
 “We resisted, but our resistance infuriated the soldiers and they pointed their guns at us and chased us away,” Hajra said.

 “We could make out from their actions that they were trying to conceal something from us,” she said.
 She said that as women were assembling in the village they heard an announcement from the Masjid loudspeaker. “A man has been murdered by the soldiers in the forest and now they are trying to dispose off his body. Please come out of your houses.”
 After the announcement was made people came out of their houses and rushed towards the soldiers, the residents said.
 They said soldiers who were led by a Major and a Subedar were not more than 10 in number. “They fired in air to disperse us, but we didn’t relent. Seeing us approaching they tried to take the body along with them in a vehicle, but we snatched it from them,” said Hajra.
 “After we saw the badly maimed body of Abdul Rashid we couldn’t control our outrage and we ran after the soldiers. They fled leaving behind the vehicle, which we later torched,” the residents said.
 They said from the spot they picked up nearly three kilograms of flesh chopped off from Mir’s body.
 This correspondent saw blood stains on the rocks where Mir was tortured, and also the sticks and the rope that were used to torture him.

Pre-planned murder
 Iqbal Ahmad Payyar, Mir’s colleague, said, “Ten days back Mir, me and other colleagues had an argument with the Major because they always passed obscene comments at our female colleagues. Two days later the Major came to our school and called us to his post. At the post he asked us to apologise for daring to argue with them, but Mir didn’t apologise and he spoke against the misbehaviour with our female colleagues at the post also.”
 Payyar said the matter was settled and both the sides were pacified. “While seated in a Sumo vehicle on Friday morning I saw Mir and asked him to come along, but he said he would walk to the school. Usually we used to go to the school in a group, but yesterday Mir went on his own. When I reached the school he wasn’t there,” Payyar said.
Fear Psychosis 
 The two female teachers whom the soldiers were teasing refused to talk to this correspondent. “We’ve already lost one of our sons we don’t want any more causalities,” the residents said.
 They said that since Friday Army is trying to build pressure on them and is constantly threatening them. “We are being directed to  keep our mouths shut,” the residents said.
  “We are no more safe and we are thinking to quit our jobs,” the colleagues of the deceased teacher said.
 They said Major of the unit has threatened to kill ten more people if they raise their voice. “ It’s our rule here and what we say you will have to follow that,” Mir’s colleagues quoted Major as saying.  
 The cold-blooded murder of the teacher evoked violent protests in Rawatpora, Kralpora and other adjoining villages.    
 Thousands of people took to the roads and clashed with the policemen who were deployed in strength in the area. In the police action and mob retaliation at least 20 people were injured.  
 Protesters fought pitched battles with the cops till late  Saturday afternoon and refused to bury the body.
 Six critically injured persons in the police action were being treated in a small room of Sub District Hospital Kralpora.
 Javed Ahmed, who doctors, said was suffering from head trauma accused policemen of pushing him down from a slab of a shop.
 “Cops pushed me down,” Javed said.
 His friend who was standing next to him said that after he was pushed down cops didn’t allow them to take him to a hospital for more than half an hour.
 Muhammad Sultan of Batpora who had been hit by a teargas shell said, “They (cops) used indiscriminate force against the people.”
 Burnt teargas smoke shells and rocks were spread in the radius of more than 2 kilometres in Kralpora.
 Protesters raising anti-India, anti-Army and pro-freedom slogans made several attempts to break the police cordon near Kralpora Chowk and march ahead but cops prevented them from doing so by firing several teargas canisters. 
 Some of the injured protesters were identified as Jehangir Ahmed Mir, Muhammad Salim Malik ,Muhammad Gulzar ,Wali Muhammad Mir, Muhammad Zaman Mir,Arshida Majid ,Wali Muhammad, Javed Ahmed ,Ghulam Mohudin Peer, Bashir Ahmed, Javed Ahmed , Mubashir Ahmed , Javed Ahmed ,Muhammad Sultan Mir, Ashiq Hussain and Imran Lone .
 Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Afsandyar Khan reached the spot and held negotiations with the people. As soon as Khan reached he spot he showed the FIR copy to the elders. “Police has registered the FIR no. 147/07 Under Section- 302 against the accused Major and the Subedar,” Khan told them, “Now bury the body.”
 The villagers didn’t relent they told Khan till he doesn’t fulfil their other demands they won’t bury the body. Other demands of the villagers included transferring the incharge of the police post Kralpora, setting up of a police post at Marsary, release of the protesters who were arrested and recording of the statement of witnesses before the Magistrate, providing a job to the next of the kin and arresting the accused.
 The villagers accused Chowki Officer of not paying any heed towards their complaint when they approached him on Friday.
 “After we came to know that Rashid hasn’t reached the school we rushed to the police post and pleaded before the Chowki officer to accompany us to Marsary. He refused and made us wait till his higher officials reached the spot,” villagers said, adding, “We don’t want such an irresponsible police officer here.”
 The Deputy Commissioner assured the protesters that all their demands would be met.
 After the assurance from the DC the villagers agreed to bury the body.
Funeral prayers
 Later thousands of people amidst pro-freedom slogans took the body of Abdul Rasheed Mir from Kralpora to his native village in form of a procession.
 Pall of gloom descended over Rawatpora, some 15 kms from Kupwara, as soon as the body reached there, women, children and men came out wailing. “Punish the killers,” shouted mourners.
 Torture marks on Rashid’s body made mourners scream louder and they kept on wailing even after the murdered teacher was laid to rest.

Soldier arrested
Army has arrested a soldier in connection with the murder of the ReT teacher Abdul Rashid Mir.
Superintendent of Police  Kupwara Vijay Kumar told Greater Kashmir, “As the Army has ordered court martial, we have learnt that they have detained one soldier in connection with killing”.


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Aug 03 2007

[UPI Asia Online] Lessons Learned from Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord?


Column: Pursuit of Peace

When the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam backed out of its commitment to go along with that agreement, to which it was not a signatory, a terrible war broke out that marred relations between the two countries.

The present provincial council system that is operative in the country is the sole remaining legacy of the Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord.

The urgent need today, as it has been for the past two decades, is for a viable political package that can meet Tamil aspirations, a wholehearted economic development program for the north and east, and a genuine willingness to engage in peace talks with the LTTE. Unfortunately, the present government has not been able to even make a start on any one of these three essentials for sustainable peace. The future is indeed bleak for the people of Sri Lanka, especially the Tamil people in the north and east.

(Dr. Jehan Perera is executive director of the National Peace Council of Sri Lanka, an independent advocacy organization. He studied economics at Harvard College and holds a doctorate in law from Harvard Law School. ©Copyright Jehan Perera.)


Commentary: Lost lessons of the failed Indo-Sri Lanka Peace Accord

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