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True vs Hype The propaganda wars in Srilanka
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On this program Sanjana Hattotuwa talks to Neela Marikkar, Chairperson, Grant McCann-Erickson Group
(Date of first Broadcast May 02, 2010)
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Now that the civil war between the Tamil minority and the Sinhalese majority has ended, will there ever be true reconciliation that allows Sri Lanka to develop as a normal country?
About 10 percent of the Tamil population almost 300,000 people are still being detained in 30 military-guarded camps, with no end in sight. This only feeds Tamil suspicions that they are destined to remain second-class citizens.
And after decades of media repression by the government during the war with the Tamil Tigers, in the name of national security, will things improve for freedom of speech and criticism?