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Concern over UK deportation move
Rights campaigners say failed Tamil asylum seekers are at risk of persecution on their return to Sri Lanka.
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2012 10:42

A group of Sri Lankans deported from Britain have arrived in Colombo. The group include 13 Tamils, a minority group.

Human-rights campaigners say failed Tamil asylum seekers are at risk of persecution on their return. The Sri Lankan government has dismissed the claim.

Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo. 

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