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Emily Howie

Emily Howie
Emily Howie is the director of advocacy and research at the Human Rights Law Centre.

Emily Howie reviews 'The Seasons of Trouble: Life amid the ruins of Sri Lanka's civil war' by Rohini Mohan

January-February 2015, no. 368 01 January 2015
In May 2009, Sri Lanka’s three-decade-long civil war came to an end with the government’s defeat of the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (known as the Tamil Tigers). The long conflict had brought a range of horrific abuses: deliberate shelling of civilian areas; suicide bombing of civilian targets; enforced disappearances; rape; forced conscription, including child soldiers; and the ... (read more)