Wednesday, June 3, 2009

UN scaling up efforts to facilitate return home of displaced Sri Lankans

(UN)2 June 2009 – The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are working to ensure that the hundreds of thousands of people who were uprooted by clashes between Sri Lankan Government forces and Tamil rebels are able to return to their homes.

Last month, the Government declared that its military operation against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was over, ending more than two decades of fighting. Full text