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Video: Voices from the Sri Lankan Vanni

May 7, 2009

While the Sri Lankan state and its backers claim the armed forces are undertaking a humanitarian mission to relieve a hostage situation, facts from the ground once again highlight this is simply an operation to extend the majoritarian writ across the North & East at any cost to Tamil minorities. Although the refugees remain in a monitered environment, they appear willing to speak out on the atrocities happening in the war zone:

http://www.ndtv.com/news/videos/video_player.php?id=1094421

To read further on this please see the latest HRW report: http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2009/05/05/sri-lanka-boat-people-recount-horrors-no-fire-zone

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