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Cluster Killings

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What is a Cluster Bomb?

Cluster bombs are air-dropped or ground-launched bombs that eject smaller bombs, a cluster of bomblets. Cluster bombs are used to kill a huge population with less effort. As cluster bombs release many small bomblets over a wide area many people can be killed. Unexploded sub munitions are very costly to locate and remove.

International Prohibition

Most current cluster bomb designs that have explosive sub munitions are prohibited by those nations that will ratify the Convention on Cluster Munitions, which was adopted in Dublin, Ireland in May 2008 and signed by 94 nations on 3-4 December 2008 in Oslo, Norway. The general rules of international humanitarian law aimed at protecting civilians also apply to cluster bombs as they do to all weapons.

How the clusters explode?

This is how a cluster bomb explodes

Why the Srilankan government uses Cluster Bombs?

In 2008/09 the Srilankan government is using the deadly cluster bombs to reduce the population of minority Tamils in the North and Eastern parts of Srilanka. The international community is showing a blind eye to this genocide. The government of India and Japan are backing the Srilankan government for this planned Genocide.

See this to know what happened to Tamils in Srilanka

Please see the pictures at the end of this page. The pictures are purposely kept at the end so that viewing this will not disturb your reading. Weak hearted people & children are advised not to view this.

What you can do?

  • Please spread this among your friends and relatives.

  • Pressure your governments to take efforts to stop this genocide.

  • If you are living in India, identify the political forces backing the Srilankan government and protest against them.

  • If you are living in Srilanka, Protest against your own government.

Please make a change in the lives of Srilankan Tamils.

Images of Cluster bomb victims

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Written by palindia

February 15, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Posted in Tamil Eelam

One Response

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  1. இவர்கள் புதைக்க படவில்லை விதைக்க படுகிறார்கள்

    sathish

    September 20, 2009 at 11:44 AM


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