Episode
August 24, 2015

Finding peace in post-war Sri Lanka

What's being done to achieve reconciliation after war?
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Six years have passed since Sri Lankan forces ended their 26-year war with separatist Tamil Tigers. But is the nation any closer to achieving reconciliation and justice for victims of conflict? Rights groups say the country's lack of accountability in addressing wartime abuses has led to a post-conflict environment where violations are still happening. Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak with:

Nimmi Gowrinathan @nimmideviarchy
Professor, City College, NY
deviarchy.com

Ruki Fernando @rukitweets
Human rights activist
rukiiiii.wordpress.com

Karu Hangawatte
Professor of criminal justice, University of Nevada Las Vegas Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
unlv.edu/urbanaffairs

Niran Anketell @nirananketell
Human rights lawyer

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