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1990 in Sri Lanka

1990
in
Sri Lanka

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The following lists events that happened during 1990 in Sri Lanka.

Incumbents

Governors

Chief Ministers

Events

  • Sri Lankan Civil War
  • 11 June – Sinhalese officers are responsible for the killing of over 600 unarmed Tamil civilians along with LTTE militants in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.[1]
  • 20 June – The town of Kalmunai is allegedly subjected to intense shelling by the Sri Lanka Army. As a result, the LTTE withdrew from the town. Subsequently, once the army had occupied the town, the massacre of civilians began. The UTHR said that the number of people who were killed or disappeared by the Sri Lankan Army was over 1,000 and alleged that over 250 were killed.[2][3]

Notes

a. ^ Gunaratna, Rohan. (1998). Pg.353, Sri Lanka's Ethnic Crisis and National Security, Colombo: South Asian Network on Conflict Research. ISBN 955-8093-00-9

References

  1. ^ "Recalling the saddest day in Tamil Ealam history". Lanka Newspapers. Lanka Newspapers. 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2011-06-12.
  2. ^ "Asia Times: India/Pakistan". atimes.com. Archived from the original on 22 July 2002. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Welcome to UTHRJ: Report 7, Chapter 2".


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