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David Cameron human rights plea at Commonwealth meeting

[BBC] David Cameron has pressed for progress on a range of human rights issues during the Commonwealth summit. [Full Story]

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England Cricketers take on Sri Lanka amid controversy

[Channel 4 News] The Twenty20 game takes place amid international controversy over alleged war crimes committed at the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war. A UN report earlier this year suggested actions by both the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) could amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity. Earlier this month Prime […]

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Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields continues to make waves

[Channel 4 News] One week after broadcast, Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields has been watched by over a million viewers in the UK* and over 270,000 views worldwide on VoD. The film has been viewed on 4oD in over 30 countries. On Tuesday, the film was screened to diplomats and US media in New York. United Nations missions from […]

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A Sri Lankan scandal

[Guardian UK] Disgrace. What a tediously familiar word; stripped of significance by its overuse, shorn of force by its frequent repetition. Read it again. Roll it around your tongue. Feel its heat and taste its weight, because I am about to use it and I do not want to do so lightly. In the next […]

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Prime Minister Cameron questioned in parliament on C4 Sri Lankan film

[Channel 4] Prime Minister David Cameron today commented on Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields telling MPs that the Sri Lanka government, “does need to be investigated” and, “lessons need to be learned.” Jon Snow’s critically-acclaimed investigation into the final weeks of the quarter-century-long civil war between the government and the secessionist rebels, the Tamil Tigers, featured […]

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