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July 1, 2009

Time CNN : Around the World, Young Tamil Voices Not Quieted By War’s End
…For years, young Tamils have been staging protests calling for international intervention in Sri Lanka’s civil war to help establish a permanent ceasefire. Now they’re shifting their energies to persuade Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa to provide desperately needed resources to war-torn areas across the nation. Many young Tamils have grown loudly critical of Rajapaksa, who they say does not respect the rights of minority groups in the country…

The Star : Sri Lanka’s ethnic conundrum
It won the war, but has Sri Lanka lost its mind?

After declaring total victory over the Tamil Tigers, Sri Lanka remains as combative as ever. Weeks later, it still sees enemies everywhere – and silences them.

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