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Book on Lankan war crimes hits stands

[IBNLIVE, Tuesday, 2 August 2011 11:17 No Comment]

With a view to giving Tamil readers an exclusive insight and a better understanding of the controversial UN Panel report on Lankan war crimes, Chennai-based Manitham Publishers has published a book titled ‘War Criminal’ (Por Kutravali), which has reproduced the whole report in Tamil.

The publisher of the 328-page book, which has already hit the stands in the city, has dedicated about 240 pages for the translated version of UN Panel report and has given extensive details of accounts to make the reader easily understand the report.

The list of prominent Tamils who wrote preface for the book includes Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran, Prime Minister of Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE), S J Emmanuel, president of Global Tamil Forum (GTF), Regi, President of Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO) and R Durairathinam, a journalist from Switzerland.

Nimalka Fernando, president, International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR), Sri Lanka, Peter Schalk of Uppasala, Sweden, and Dr Brian Senewiratne from Australia have contributed to the preface of the book.

The first part of the book contains articles related to the UN Panel’s report on war crimes, like Blossom of Tamil Eelam-Sentencing of Rajapaksa team in International Criminal Court by Agni Subramaniam, Tamil Nadu, Fight between UN-Sri Lanka on Panel report by D B S Jeyaraj, Canada, Sri Lanka-Killing Fields and three other documentaries by Yamuna Rajendran, London, and We Have to Use UN Panel Report for Our People’s Liberation’ by Thangavelu Velupillai, President of Tamil Creative Writers Association, Canada.

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