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Looking for Sri Lanka’s missing droves

COLOMBO (UCAN): The resistance of the government of Sri Lanka to investigate war crimes committed during the 1983 to 2009 conflict between the army and the Tigers of Tamil Eelam has sown doubt and cynicism about a new office set up to investigate the fate of missing persons.

Father P. Jebaratnam, from Jaffna, which was heavily affected during the civil war, said that the office is necessary, but questioned its genuineness, based on past experiences.

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Sri Lankan breakthrough on missing persons

COLOMBO (AsiaNews): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sri Lanka and a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross met on February 15 to discuss the latest government report on Needs of the Families of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka: Living with Uncertainty.

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