Sri Lanka

A decade on, distrust grows for families of Sri Lanka’s missing thousands

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‘My child should know what happened to his father’

Laurel Chor

In Mannar, a sleepy town in northern Sri Lanka, a small construction site sits on a street corner next to stalls selling snacks, car parts, and other sundries. Here at this quiet crossroads last August, authorities discovered what they thought was a remnant of the country’s 26-year civil war: a mass grave containing 325 bodies.

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