“Satellite images show that the High Security Zone is not being used as intended” by Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice

Last year we ran a campaign around the Government of Sri Lanka’s seizure of land belonging to Tamil families forced from their homes by the civil war. Over 7,000 acres of land – potentially up to $2 billion worth at current prices – was seized in the Northern and Eastern provinces using land acquisition notices which gave little justification for the seizures. The vast majority of this land, 6,381 acres of it, is contained within the Valikamam High Security Zone in the northern Jaffna peninsula.

via: http://blog.srilankacampaign.org/2014/08/arial-photographs-show-that-high.html


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