War crimes: The world has seen the evidence. Now we must act

[Guardian UK] The broadcast last week of Channel 4’s Sri Lanka‘s Killing Fields documentary was a defining moment not just for the media, but for those who investigate war crimes. Chronicling the final bloody weeks in 2009 of the country’s civil war which claimed the lives of at least 40,000 Tamil civilians, it captured in sometimes grainy, […]

Killing Fields video evidence ‘builds case for war crimes’

[Channel 4] Documenting the final weeks of the bloody civil war when an estimated 40,000 people died, the Channel 4 documentary Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields reveals shocking new evidence of serious war crimes. The film includes footage of government soldiers executing bound prisoners; the dead bodies of naked, abused women dumped in a truck; and the bombing of civilian […]