New Safe Zone for civilians
Security Forces in Vanni yesterday declared a new
Safe Zone demarcating 12 kms along on the western boundary of the
Mullaitivu lagoon on humanitarian grounds to rescue civilians
trapped by the LTTE in Mullaitivu.
US designates :
Tamil Foundation an LTTE network
The United States Treasury named the US based
Tamil Foundation, as a support network of the Liberation Tigers of
Tamil Eelam giving the American government powers to freeze all its
assets and prohibit all US banks and consumers from conducting
business with it.
LTTE preventing civilians leaving war zone - Prime Minister
tells Thai counterpart
Despite the Government’s best efforts to
encourage the civilians in the north out of the battle zone, the
LTTE is continuing to use them as a human shield risking the lives
of the Tamil people, Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka said in
Bangkok on Wednesday.