Over three decades, successive Sri Lankan governments have unsuccessfully attempted constitutional reforms to devolve power to Tamil areas and to limit the executive authority of the president. For a proper account of the number of killed, the base needs to be the last proper census, which was conducted in A number of independent organisations have published analysis of satellite images of the Safe Zone showing heavy damage that could only have been caused by shelling and aerial bombardment.
The Island, Sri Lanka. Although most women did not know that the government had committed to establishing a special court, they made clear that international involvement was needed for any judicial process to be fair and effective. During the night this shelling intensified, hitting the hub and causing many civilian deaths.