SL refutes new canard
Dec 1, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The Sri Lankan High Commission in London in a statement issued Tuesday categorically denied that the Channel 4 News TV video is authentic.
When Channel 4 News telecast a similar video last year, the Sri Lankan Government clearly established, by reference to technical considerations, that it was not genuine but fake. The present video is nothing more than an elongated version of the same video, the statement said.
It added: “It is observed that there is a common pattern in these sinister moves.
“Some sections were replete with photographs of alleged war crimes when Sri Lanka’s application for the extension of GSP+ facility was being considered by the European Commission.
“A leading British newspaper had received photographs of alleged war crimes when the Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister visited the United Kingdom last October.