CFA violations: LTTE responsible for over 90 percent 

[Wednesday, August 01, 2007 - 6.30 GMT]

According to rulings by the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) the LTTE has violated the Ceasefire Agreement (CFA) 3830 times during the period February 22, 2002 to April 30, 2007. Of these violations 67. 24 percent constitute child recruitment and abduction of adults and children. 

During the same period the corresponding figure for the Government of Sri Lanka is 351.

CFA Violations at a Glance

February 22, 2002 April 30, 2007 (Cumulative statistics)

 

February 2002 to April 2007

 

Number of (ruled) Violations Committed by the GOSL

351   

Number of (ruled) Violations Committed by the LTTE

3830   

 

 

Code

Category

LTTE

GOSL

 

 

Cases

Percentage (%)

Cases

Percentage (%)

A

Child Recruitment

1743

45.51

 

0.00

B

Abduction of adults

579

15.12

22

6.27

D

Abduction of children

253

6.61

3

 

C

Harassment

237

6.19

80

22.79

I

Assault

210

5.48

19

5.41

E

Other measures to restore normalcy

155

4.05

9

2.56

J

Assassinations

119

3.11

36

10.26

F

Provocative acts by parties

83

2.17

5

1.42

G

Hostile acts against the civilian population

64

1.67

23

6.55

H

Intimidation

50

1.31

8

2.28

L

Forced recruitment of adults

34

0.89

 

 

Q

Violation of the CFA preamble

34

0.89

64

18.23

O

Moving military equipment

34

0.89

1

0.28

N

Firing of weapons

33

0.86

6

1.71

K

Extortion

30

0.78

0

0.00

P

Restriction of movement for SLMM

26

0.68

15

4.27

M

Movement in zone of separation

23

0.60

3

0.85

S

Confiscations

18

0.47

4

1.14

U

Illegal carrying of arms

17

0.44

 

 

T

Construction of new positions

17

0.44

7

1.99

V

Torture

13

0.34

 

 

W

Offensive Naval actions

12

0.31

2

0.57

X

Other restrictions of movement

11

0.29

6

1.71

Y

Activities at checkpoints

7

0.18

5

1.42

Z

Other ( Seperation of forces )

7

0.18

 

 

AA

Sabotage

1

0.03

 

 

BB

Denied access to specified military areas

4

0.10

 

 

CC

Deployment of weapons

4

0.10

 

 

DD

Abductions, military related

3

0.08

 

 

LL

Abductions of mililtary or military related

3

0.08

 

 

EE

Family Members denied access to detainees

3

0.08

 

 

FF

Offensive army, air force, STF action

2

0.05

25

7.12

GG

Faliure to protect SLMM members

1

0.03

2

 

HH

Fishing restrictions

0

0.00

2

0.57

II

Failure to vacate public buildings

0

0.00

2

0.57

JJ

Failure to vacate places of worship

0

0.00

1

0.28

KK

Passage between Jaffna and Vavuniya on A9

0

0.00

1

0.28

 

 

 

 

 

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