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Sri Lankan protest targets David Cameron's visit

Issue No. 2380

Hundreds of protesters surrounded David Cameron’s car on a visit to the mostly Tamil north of Sri Lanka last week. They held photos of relatives killed or abducted in the massacres that ended the civil war of 2009 or the clampdowns that followed.

Cameron and foreign secretary William Hague had refused to boycott a summit hosted by the Sri Lankan government—a major buyer of British arms. But in response to a barrage of criticism they now say they would back a war crimes inquiry.

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Tue 19 Nov 2013, 17:21 GMT
Issue No. 2380
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