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Sri Lanka government mustn't ignore Tamils in camps

  • Lakhdar Brahimi and Edward Mortimer

    New York

| Mon, September 7 2009 | 01:25 pm

PREMIUM It is now three months since Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared the country "liberated" from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebels after a 26-year war. He said then that he wanted to settle most of the displaced Tamil civilians within 180 days--but today, with more than half that time elapsed, nearly 300,000 are still being held in "internment camps," to which the m...