Information on a raid by the Sri Lankan forces on the village of Wellawatte on 14 or 15 February 1993 [LKA16882.E]

Sources currently available to the DIRB do not provide information on the above subject.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International country file (Sri Lanka).

Asiaweek [Hong Kong]. January-February 1993.

DIRB country file (Sri Lanka).

DIRB Indexed Media Review [Ottawa]. January-February 1993.

The Economist [London]. January-February 1993.

Far Eastern Economic Review [Hong Kong]. January-February 1993.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS). January-February 1993.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1993.

News from Asia Watch. 1993.

On-line search.