Sri Lanka’s vote: A new chapter? ~ Alan Keenan, Al Jazeera.
We discuss if elections will help restore national unity after decades-long strife and sectarianism.
Sri Lankans in the north vote on Saturday in provincial elections for the first time in 25 years. During the country’s long civil war, the region served as the base for separatist rebels belonging to the Tamil Tigers.
The civil war between the Sinhalese majority and the Tamil minority in the northeast began…
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