He said the failure by the military to release all occupied private lands in the North will not help the reconciliation process. “Foreign countries must not remain silent anymore. They must intervene,” he said.Sampanthan had expressed these views in letters addressed to the UN and foreign diplomatic missions in the country. (Colombo Gazette) Sampanthan said that the Tamil people have now lost patience. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says enough is enough and the international community must now intervene to address the issues faced by the Tamils in the North.TNA leader R. Sampanthan says the Government has begun to divert from its political goals and so it is time the international community stepped in.