News in Review The Tamil Boat People Controversy

News in Review 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