by J. Jeganaathan The Government of India (GoI) has extended the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for two more years. LTTE was first banned in 1991 in the aftermath of the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. According to the Home Ministry of India, “LTTE continues to adopt a strong anti-India posture as [...]
by Radhika Coomaraswamy Dear colleagues, partners, and friends, As the primary users of our website, I am proud to announce that Children and Armed Conflict’s new website, http://childrenandarmedconflict.un.org goes live today. Included in the redesign, are many new features that will make it easier for you to access essential and interesting information and stories.
by Asif Ahmed Islam , mainly of the Sunni sect, is practiced by 4% of the population of Burma according to the government census. Soldiers patrol through a neighborhood that was burnt during recent violence in Sittwe on June 14, 2012 – Reuters pic via: HRW.org However, according to the US State Departments 2006 International [...]