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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 19 May 2014 10:15 AM

Author: Amantha Perera

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka/YANGON, Myanmar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Sri Lanka’s long-running civil war ended in May 2009, Murigesu Tharmalingam thought his life would finally change for the better. A paddy rice farmer from the Jaffna Peninsula in the country’s Northern Province, he felt confident that peace would bring better crops and profits.

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