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Sri Lanka Bans 16 Tamil Groups in Exile

Sri Lanka has banned 16 Tamil groups in exile, including the Tamil Tigers, for alleged terrorism. The Colombo government has frozen the assets of the organizations and barred citizens from supporting them or having any contact with them. Sri Lankan says it acting under a United Nations Security Council resolution that steps up the fight against terrorism by, among other actions, trying to cut off funding for terror groups. The Tamil Tiger rebels fought a 30 year-long civil war for...

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