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Satellite Imagery Evidence Showing Sri Lanka Military “Purposely or Intentionally” Targeted PTK Hospital

Satellite Imagery Evidence Showing Sri Lanka Military “Purposely or Intentionally” Targeted PTK Hospital

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In international and non-international armed conflict, military attacks on Geneva
Convention-protected persons and objects -- wounded combatants, non-combatants, and
civilian persons and objects -- are unjustifiable and violate over one century of customary
norms of international humanitarian law (IHL), dating back at least to the Hague Conventions
of 1907.
In international and non-international armed conflict, military attacks on Geneva
Convention-protected persons and objects -- wounded combatants, non-combatants, and
civilian persons and objects -- are unjustifiable and violate over one century of customary
norms of international humanitarian law (IHL), dating back at least to the Hague Conventions
of 1907.

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Evidence Submitted to:The People’s Tribunal on Sri Lanka - Dublin, Ireland
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Satellite Imagery Evidence Showing Sri Lanka Military “Purposely orIntentionally” Targeted PTK Hospital
Evidence Documented by:P.O. Box 529, Glen EchoMD 20812-0529
 
, USAJanuary/10/2010
 
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Abbreviation
CSZ Civilian ‘Safe Zone’GoSL Government of Sri LankaHRW Human Rights WatchLTTE Liberation Tigers of Tamil EelamPTK Puthukudiyiruppu, a town in the NE of Sri LankaSDR U.S. State Department War Crimes ReportSLA Sri Lankan ArmySLE Sri Lankan ExpertsTAG Tamils Against GenocideWWW War Without Witness
Family members of a victim at PTK hospital, Feb. 02, 2009
 
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1. Question Presented2. Executive Summary3. Background to War Crime Allegations4. Command Architecture Culpable in PTK Attacks5. Evidentiary Sources6. Context for Hospital Attacks: Gotabhaya Interview7. Attacks on PTK chronology: 01/09/09 – 03/25/098. Satellite Image AnalysisI. Satellite Image Differential #1: 10/31/2008 01/21/2009II. Satellite Image Differential #2: 01/21/2009 02/05/2009III. Satellite Image Differential #3: 02/05/2009 03/06/2009IV. Satellite Image Differential #4: 03/06/2009 03/16/2009V. Satellite Image Differential #5: 03/16/2009 05/10/2009VI. Mortar Emplacements #6: 05/10/20099. Legal Analysis10. ConclusionAppendix A: PTK damage pictures provided by WWWAppendix B: Sri Lanka Defence Ministry-provided maps showing displacement of 400,000civilians to the SLA-designated ‘No Fire Zone’

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