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\'Distasteful alliances\': The secret story of Canada\'s fight against migrants
\'Distasteful alliances\': The secret story of Canada\'s fight against migrants
'Distasteful alliances': The secret story of Canada's fight against migrants

In 2009 and 2010, two boats carrying hundreds of Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka — the Ocean Lady and the MV Sun Sea — reached Canadian shores. Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to do everything in his power to prevent the arrival of other ships carrying what he called "illegal" migrants. This Migrant Smuggling Prevention Strategy Harper created was…

CBC News - May 21 15:54 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, Refugees, Canada ]

Peace is still elusive 10 years after end of conflict in Sri Lanka
Peace is still elusive 10 years after end of conflict in Sri Lanka
Peace is still elusive 10 years after end of conflict in Sri Lanka

Ten years ago, the 26-year-old armed conflict ended in Sri Lanka — and yet peace has not yet been achieved. As we mark this solemn anniversary on May 18, the prospects for peace and security have never been dimmer. Having claimed victory in the armed conflict in 2009, the Sri Lankan government could have enacted measures to achieve peace.

Toronto Star - May 17 15:54 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, Canada, WarCrimes ]

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