Sri Lanka: Still struggling to find reconciliation

[BBC] Sri Lanka is still a country struggling to put decades of civil war behind it. The final stages – in 2009 – were of particular concern to human rights groups as reports suggested thousands of civilians had been killed. [Full Story]

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Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa defends military’s role

[BBC] Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has defended the conduct of the military during fighting at the end of the country’s protracted civil war. He was speaking at a huge military festival in Colombo to mark the two-year anniversary of the government’s defeat of the Tamil Tiger rebels. A UN panel of experts recently accused […]

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