Quarter of a million Sri Lankans face two years in camps

Article Date: 
20 May 2009

A UN spokesman, Gordon Weiss, said he was "shocked" at the revelation, which ran counter to previous government assurances.

"It was our understanding that the government was to return 80% of the people to their homes by the end of the year, or at least try to," said Weiss.

Article Author: 
Gethin Chamberlain
Article Source: 
Guardian