Tamil anger at army’s influence in Sri Lanka

Minority Tamils say military retains too strong a hold over their daily lives.

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Two years after the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, many minority Tamils in the north say the military retains too strong a hold over their daily lives.

Al Jazeera was granted special permission by the government to travel and see how the path to peace is progressing.

Steve Chao reports from Jaffna, the capital of Northern Province.

Source: Al Jazeera

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