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Protect Tamils: UN Chief to Lanka | How LTTE failed Tamils


First published: May 20, 2009, 10:31 AM IST | Updated: May 20, 2009
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<a href='http://ibnlive.in.com/news/un-chief-asks-lanka-to-address-needs-of-tamil-refugees/92985-2.html'>Protect Tamils: UN Chief to Lanka</a> | <a href='http://ibnlive.in.com/videos/92966/lesson-in-history-how-ltte-failed-its-people.html'>How LTTE failed Tamils</a>
LTTE had put the lives in peril of the very people it professed to work for.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is relieved the war appears over in Sri Lanka. But he wants the government to address the "concerns and aspirations" of its minority Tamil population. Ban told a news conference on Tuesday that "we urgently need to treat the wounds of a war that has alienated the communities on the island for almost three decades."