In Peaceful Sri Lanka, Army Holds Thousands Of Acres Seized In Civil War

In Peaceful Sri Lanka, Army Holds Thousands Of Acres Seized In Civil War

By Julie McCarthy

Since the country’s long fight against Tamil separatists ended, the economy and democracy have advanced. But for thousands of civilians displaced by war, the fight to recover their land continues.

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Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/08/05/429597201/in-peaceful-sri-lanka-army-holds-thousands-of-acres-seized-in-civil-war?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

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