India willing to help ease Jaffna shortages

  • 31 Oct 2006 21:21:16 GMT

    What a bunch of crap. If your not taxed at the point of entry then it is going to be taxed at the point of sale. Taking this with the GOSL statement that the road could be opened if LTTE stops attacking the GOSL forces sends a very bitter message to the civilians.

    `If you don`t attack us we don`t care what you do to the population, and their hardship is not our problem as we really don`t consider them as citizens`.

    What does this say about the sovereignty and territorial integrity the state is bragging about?

    Does the constitution allow the citizens of the country to be taxed by a third party not recognized by the state?

    Who has the responsibility of enforcing the law?

    Should the civilians suffer because the state is incompetent and impotent?

  • 31 Oct 2006 21:22:12 GMT

    There certainly ARE grounds for the opening of the A9, food alone is not the problem, 600,000 people are being held prisoner in Jaffna, THAT is the problem.

  • 31 Oct 2006 21:25:11 GMT

    [What does this say about the sovereignty and territorial integrity the state is bragging about? ]

    for the blind by the blind!

    there is no sovereignty! during the talks they were asking the TIGERS for safe passge of vessels and then said we couldnt get foreign vessels because of the conflict probably because of higher insurance,

    the policy is simple. even if the state goes bankrupt starving the population is preferred.

  • 31 Oct 2006 23:42:24 GMT

    Tamils have a right to not only to eat food but also to visit relatives accross the barbed fences and army check points. The question is whether this racist govt can impose embargoes of food and essentials reaching people and curb them visiting kith and kin and attend to their needs?

  • 1 Nov 2006 15:49:22 GMT

    Very easy way of ?testing the system?.

    a) check if LTTE would allow bonded truck convoys to use the A-9 ?unharmed? und ?unracketed? up to Jaffna. If by any extraordinary circumstances the answer should be yes go to ?b?

    b) when re-entering GOSL controlled area check how many trucks and cargo is left and if by extraordinary circumstances nothing has been touched I?m prepared to diet for a week (need to loose a few kilos anyway), but as we all know, it will have to be ?c?

    c) which is alternative sea route combined with products originating from India.

  • 2 Nov 2006 00:13:07 GMT

    For the love of Tamils the wanni fascists extort illegal taxes from A-9!

    Gosl supplies food and essentials to Jaffna via ship, so perhaps the tigers could with lorry and bullock cart if they love `their people`!!