UN envoy meets displaced in Eachchilampattu, Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Thursday, 20 December 2007, 17:55 GMT]
United Nations Special Commissioner for Human Rights Tuesday and
Wednesday inspected the situation in the districts of Trincomalee and
Batticaloa where hundreds of displaced Tamil families fled from their
own villages and sheltered in transit centres awaiting for resettlement.
He visited transit centres located at Eachchilampattu where displaced
families are sheltered and discussed their problems with
representatives of displaced community and officials who are in charge
of their maintenance.
Later, he visited Batticaloa and viewed the condition of the displaced
sheltered in temporary structures. Displaced from Moothoor and still
sheltered in temporary huts in Batticaloa aired their grievances to
the UN Special High Commissioner for Human Rights, Batticaloa district
secretariat sources said.