COUNTRY INFORMATION UPDATE – NOVEMBER 2011

November 15, 2011 at 10:49 am

SRI LANKA’S LIES AGREED UPON SCREENED IN U.S. CONGRESS

The Sri Lankan Congressional Caucus and Embassy of Sri Lanka sponsored the Nov. 2 screening of the video “Lies Agreed Upon,” – a rebuttal of allegations made about the end of Sri Lanka’s conflict against terrorist by a British news program.

The screening included a panel discussion of Sri Lanka’s 26-year-conflict against the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and reconciliation and redevelopment efforts since government forces defeated the LTTE in May 2009.

The event was attended by a large, representative gathering, including NGOs, human rights groups, congressional staff members, professionals and members of the Sri Lankan community.

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