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Tamil refugees may end up in permanent camps, say aid workers

July 3, 2009

Times Online : Tamil refugees may end up in permanent camps, say aid workers
Sri Lankan authorities appear to be building permanent camps to house many of the 300,000 refugees from the last phase of the war with the Tamil Tiger rebels, despite promising to resettle 80 per cent of them by the end of the year.

Aid workers have told The Times that permanent buildings are being erected at the Manik Farm site where the UN says that 230,000 of the refugees are being held after the Tigers’ defeat in May.
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BBC : Plea for Sri Lanka Tamil refugees
A new group of eminent Tamil people in Sri Lanka has made a plea for those held in government camps to be given a timetable for their release.
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