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Sri Lanka, Nine Years After the War

Expand A woman holds up an image of her family member who disappeared during the civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) at a silent protest to commemorate thethe International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances in Colombo, Sri Lanka , August 30, 2016.  © 2016 Reuters The images are vivid. Soldiers standing over the body of the brutal leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist insurgency, who was for so long considered invincible. Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was president at that time, kissing the ground in gratitude for the end of a 27-year-long…

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