COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A report by French aid group Action Contra la Faim says Sri Lankan security forces killed 17 of its aid workers in 2006 and the charity is demanding an international inquiry into the massacre. In a new report, ... UPI, 1 week ago
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A French charity has accused Sri Lanka's security forces of massacring 17 aid workers in 2006 during the civil war in a "heinous" war crime. Action Against Hunger (ACF) said its workers had been lined up at their office in the city of Muttur, ...BBC, 1 week ago
A French aid group accused Sri Lankan security forces on Tuesday of executing 17 of its local employees in 2006 during the country's civil war, and said the government has protected the killers. Action Against Hunger said in a statement that it has ...BusinessWeek, 1 week ago
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