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Eelam War/Resolution
Two eminent persons, a lawyer Mr. Gomin Dayasri, and a former Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleke, have invoked the doctrine of ‘Just War’ in regard to the conflict in Sri Lanka. Another lawyer, Ms. Nirmala Chandrahasan has stated that IHL (International Humanitarian Law) is applicable to ‘Internal Armed Conflicts’(The Island, November 5, 2010), but has not stated explicitly whether IHL as it applies to Internal Armed Conflicts is applicable to the Sri Lankan conflict. However, the timing and content of these commentaries seem to convey a shift towards categorizing the conflict as an internal ‘war’ within the territory of Sri Lanka.
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