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Sri Lanka leader sued in US (AFP)

Jan 28, 2011 11:14:05 PM - yahoo.com
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Members of Sri Lanka's Tamil minority have filed a lawsuit in the United States against the island's president, seeking $30 million in damages over alleged extrajudicial killings. Activists from the Tamil diaspora spearheaded legal action after President Mahinda Rajapakse quietly traveled to the United States, in a test of how much deference US authorities show to visiting ...