Sri Lanka refugees by Robin Hammond (0 images)
A bloody denouement to 26 years of civil war has left Sri Lanka's minority Tamil population facing an uncertain future. Following the defeat of the Tamil Tigers, up to 270,000 Tamils are being held in camps under the control of victorious government forces. Robin Hammond was able to circumvent restrictions on journalists to visit a camp holding around 6,000 Tamil civilians in Pulmoddai. The camp - dubbed a 'welfare village' by the authorities - was surrounded by barbed wire and Sri Lankan...