‘Tamil civilians died like flies’

The mass of Tamil women and children struggling to walk out of Sri Lanka's war zone were so emaciated that an aid worker thought he was seeing a horror movie.

In Sri Lanka, Tamil women suffer the worst of war

In one of the biggest hospitals in Sri Lanka's north, many women patients wonder why they survived the fighting between the Tamil Tigers and the military that killed so many of their friends.

Terrorised Tamil traders flee to India

"They had to take the threats seriously because some of their colleagues who ignored similar threats got killed later"

Refugee flow into Tamil Nadu unrelenting

“The number reaching Tamil Nadu each day is less than a hundred but they continue to come non-stop.”