Disabled soldiers and their dependents yesterday staged a protest opposite the Government Pensions Department against the denial of interim payments to the families of servicemen who laid down their lives in defence of the country and those who suffered permanent disabilities.
Chagie denied Australian visa over ‘war crimes’ allegations
Unsubstantiated UN claims cited as reason
Australia has deprived Maj. Gen. Chagie Gallage of an opportunity to visit his brother, an Australian citizen on the basis of unsubstantiated war crimes allegations against the Sri Lanka Army (SLA).
Australia has found fault with Gallage for being in command of the 59 Division from May 7, 2009 to July 20, 2009. In response to inquiries made by Gallage, the Australian High Commission has stated that troops...