replaced 1st video Aug. 25, 2014
originally on Al Jazeera
Struggles For Peace & Justice for Sri Lankan on May 21, 2009
May 12, 2009
The war in Sri Lanka has reached a decisive stage, as far as the fate of the trapped civilians is concerned. The hold that the LTTE had geographically has eroded so much and so extensively that it now appears that it would be impossible for them to make a comeback. The issues that remain can be whittled down to two in number: first, how the trapped civilian population can be evacuated with the least possible casualties; and second, the fate of Velupillai Prabhakaran. Both issues, while of great moment, are confined to, and will play out in, a small swathe of land in the north-east of the country. Yet there is another war being fought within Sri Lanka, one that continues to be kept on the boil: the war on dissent and freedom of expression. …
The Listening Post – Roxana Saberi – 15 May 09 – Part 2
The US media is celebrating the release of jailed American journalist, Roxana Saberi, by an Iranian court this week, but The Listening Post asks why they do not campaign for the release of journalists held by the US.
unavailable in the US