It’s been seven years since the civil war in Sri Lanka ended. The 30-year conflict fell largely along ethnic lines. President Maithripala Sirisena has said reconciliation is one of his top priorities, but thousands of ethnic Tamils from the country’s north still have not been able to return to their homes. So, what’s hampering Sri Lanka’s efforts to bring reforms and justice?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
D. M. Swaminathan – Sri Lankan Minister of Resettlement
Subramaniam Senthilkumar – British Tamils Forum
Bhavani Fonseka – Senior Researcher at the Centre for Policy Alternatives