THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Arundhati Roy

The silence surrounding Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Tamil civilians arriving at a government-controlled area after fleeing territory controlled by the the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelan last week. Sri Lankan Tamil civilians arriving at a government-controlled area after fleeing territory controlled by the the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelan last week. (Reuters)
By Arundhati Roy
March 31, 2009

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While the killing continues in Sri Lanka, while tens of thousands of people are being barricaded into concentration camps, while more than 200,000 face starvation, there is dead silence surrounding it. It's a colossal humanitarian tragedy. (Full article: 733 words)

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