Photos released on Tuesday to publicise a new documentary on Sri Lanka show that government soldiers executed the 12-year-old son of separatist chief Velupillai Prabhakaran in 2009, its director claimed.
Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran (left) with his wife and their son Balachandran at an undisclosed location, in a photo released by Sri Lanka's Ministry of Defence (MOD) on May 13, 2009, reportedly taken from a recovered family photo album. Photos released on Tuesday to publicise a documentary on Sri Lanka show that government soldiers executed the 12-year-old boy, its director claimed.
The photos, part of a documentary for Britain's Channel 4, prove the Sri Lankan army's involvement in war crimes including summary execution and torture during the island's 37-year-long civil war, according to director Callum Macrae.
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