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A Soldier for Every 6 Civilians in North

June 3, 2015
Sri Lanka Mirror

06 years after the end of the war, the traditional Tamil homeland is still under heavy military occupation by at least 160,000 mostly Sinhalese soldiers, one for every 6 Tamil civilians, a new independent report says.

The report, titled 'The Long Shadow of War: Struggle for Justice in Post War Sri Lanka, was released by the - independent policy think-tank Oakland Institute, based in Oakland, California.

However, speaking recently, Deputy Foreign minister - Ajith P. Perera said that the Sri Lankan government strongly rejected the report.