Tamil Tigers will face War Crimes charges

Tamil civilians - 100,000 of them - have spoken of being shot at and held against their will in the line of fire. Tamil tiger cadres were ordered to shell their own for that perfect shot.

Now, the UN rights chief Navi Pillay, calls for an inquiry. Sri Lanka has nothing to hide and nothing to worry about. As a tax paying citizen who has friends in the national armed force, I know that sri Lankan did not wage a dirty war against a minority. It carried out a calculated offensive mission, guided by Unmanned Aerial Drones, to take out one of the most dangerous Guerrilla fighting forces the world has ever seen.

The Taliban and Al Qaeda seem trivial when you compare the fully armed Tamil Tigers in thick jungle terrain who had planes, sophisticated Thermobaric weapons, and a naval force. Not to mention scores of brainwashed suicide bombers willing to die for their master. And an international community who gave them a voice to represent the very people their oppressed.

U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay backs calls for an inquiry into possible war crimes in Sri Lanka's closed-off conflict zone that may have already become a "killing field," her spokesman said on Friday.

Sri Lankan troops are advancing on a shrinking strip of Tamil Tiger-held coast where thousands of civilians are trapped by the fighting as the rebels battle for survival and government troops seek an end to the war once and for all.

"We believe some sort of independent commission of inquiry is essential given the conduct of this war and the number of civilians who have been killed," Rupert Colville told Reuters.

"Both sides are bound by the rules of war and there can be no impunity for war crimes," he said.

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