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Al Jazeera reports from Tamil areas

Al Jazeera journalist Steve Chao was granted special permission by the Sri Lankan government, allowing him to travel to the Tamil areas in the North of the island.

Whilst there he compiled this three-part report examining life for the Tamil people post-conflict.

Tamil anger at army's influence in Sri Lanka

 

The first report from Jaffna examines the increased presence of the military in Tamil areas, more than 2 years since the end of the fighting, much to the anger of the Tamil people.

Rape and sexual abuse of Tamil women

The second report explores the treatment of Tamil women who have found themselves increasingly vulnerable to sexual abuse, with cases involving both members of the army and government officials.

Scars of war remain

The final report looks at the trauma inflicted by the war on the mental health of the Tamil people and the government is not only slow in helping those affected, but in some cases blocks attempts to help those affected. 

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