Dead Sri Lankans don’t count

What is it about Sri Lanka? Footage emerges which appears to show that Sri Lankan soldiers summarily executed a 12-year-old boy then filmed his corpse as a trophy. A cabinet minister threatens to "break the limbs" of journalists and human rights activists, and claims responsibility for the savage beating of a journalist who fled the country in 2009. And yet the tourists keep on flocking to Sri Lanka's beaches. The England cricket team is back in town, ready to play another series. … [Read more...]