Aljazeera, 9 February 2013 -Four years later, evidence of Sri Lanka's civil war starts to emerge. In mid-January, The Times of India reported that flooding had caused human remains and abandoned belongings to come to the surface in what have been deemed 'Sri Lanka's killing fields'. The UN estimates that nearly 40,000 Sri Lankan lives were taken in 2009 when the Tamil opposition forces took their last stand against government forces. On February 6, the Sri Lanka Campaign released photographs of the fields.
Aljazeera, 16 Mar 2012 - The UN estimates 100,000 people were killed and thousands more displaced. Both sides, however, have been accused of committing war crimes. So, will the Sri Lankan government admit these alleged war crimes? How would it refute the accusations? And, with neither side being held accountable are hopes for reconciliation fading?
Aljazeera, 29 August 2011 - Seriously injured in a shell attack, his Tamil Tiger comrades dead, Mano (pseudonym) tried to end his own life by biting on the cyanide pill that, like all hardened fighters, he wore around his neck. But an elderly woman nearby rushed to give him water and he survived. Alone, he languished on the sand for six days, surrounded by the bodies of his friends and the ruins of war.
Aljazeera, 19 August 2011 - Two years after the end of Sri Lanka's civil war, many minority Tamils in the north say the military retains too strong a hold over their daily lives. Al Jazeera was granted special permission by the government to travel and see how the path to peace is progressing. Steve Chao reports from Jaffna, the capital of Northern Province.
Aljazeera, 21 04 2011 - Now a UN panel has found that the allegations against both sides are credible saying they may have committed serious violations of humanitarian law. As Juliana Ruhfus and Dom Rotheroe have been finding out, unless and until the truth is established, a final reconciliation in Sri Lanka may prove impossible. Some of the images in their film are deeply disturbing.