Sri Lanka war report lays blame on both sides

By Ben Doherty
Updated April 18 2018 - 10:17pm, first published December 19 2011 - 3:00am

SRI LANKA'S civil war reconciliation commission has blamed both Sinhalese and Tamil leaders for the violence that gripped the country for more than a quarter of a century, but it has refused to criticise the army for the violence at the end of the conflict, in which it is alleged civilians were targeted and up to 40,000 non-combatants killed.

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