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PBS NewsHour | Sri Lankan Government Accused of Human Rights Abuses Near Civil War's End | PBS

Duration: 04:00
Program: PBS NewsHour #10050
Broadcast Date: Jun. 15, 2011

It's been just two years since some resemblance of peace returned to the island nation of Sri Lanka, with its 25-year civil war drawing to a close. But now, Britain's Independent Television News charges that government forces herded thousands of Tamil civilians into a "no-fire zone" and opened fire on them. Ray Suarez reports.

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Post Date: June 16, 2011