“Sri Lanka to Free Tamils and Return Their Land” by Dharisha Bastians and Gardiner Harris

The Sri Lankan government pledged Thursday to free hundreds of minority Tamil detainees and return much of the Tamil land in the north and east that the military seized and continues to hold years after the end of the country’s bitter civil war.

via: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/30/world/asia/sri-lanka-vows-to-free-tamil-detainees-and-return-land.html?emc=edit_tnt_20150129&nlid=68542801&tntemail0=y&_r=2