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News in Review - October 2010 The Tamil Boat People Controversy

In mid-August, a rusty merchant ship was intercepted off the coast of British Columbia. On board were almost 500 Sri Lankan Tamils, hoping to be granted refugee status in Canada. In this News in Review story we’ll look at their desperate journey and why they left Sri Lanka. We’ll also examine the controversy over what to do with them.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2010

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News in Review - December 1995 Sri Lanka: Cornering the Tigers?

The attempt by Sinhalese government forces to wipe out the Tamil Tiger independence movement is another example of a nation divided.
  • 1995
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1995

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