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After the War - 26 May 2009
After the War - 26 May 2009
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May 26, 2009
A Tamil woman sits on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A Tamil woman sits on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern...
A Tamil woman sits on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
An aerial view of a former battlefront can be seen from the helicopter carrying U.N. Secretary-General...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Aerial view of former battlefront in Vavuniya
An aerial view of a former battlefront can be seen from the helicopter carrying U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during his visit, which also included a visit to the refugee camp called Manik Farm, on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 26, 2009
An injured young Tamil boy sits with his mother in their tent in the Manik Farm refugee camp located...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
An injured young Tamil boy sits with his mother in their tent in the Manik Farm refugee camp located...
An injured young Tamil boy sits with his mother in their tent in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 26, 2009
A young Tamil boy crouches against a tree near civilians as they stand in line to receive food in the...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A young Tamil boy crouches against a tree in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of...
A young Tamil boy crouches against a tree near civilians as they stand in line to receive food in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence as they watch U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tour...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence at Manik Farm in Vavuniya
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence as they watch U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tour their refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil women stand in line to receive food at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil women stand in line to receive food at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of...
Tamil women stand in line to receive food at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence as they watch U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tour...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence at Manik Farm in Vavuniya
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence as they watch U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tour their refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
Tamil women lie on a bed as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is given a tour of a field hospital in...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil women lie on a bed in a refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of Vavuniya
Tamil women lie on a bed as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is given a tour of a field hospital in the refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reaches out to touch a patient during a tour of a field hospital with...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
UN Secretary-General Ban reaches out to touch a patient at Manik Farm in Vavuniya
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reaches out to touch a patient during a tour of a field hospital with medical staff in the refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
A mother walks with her children as other civilians stand in line to receive food at the Manik Farm refugee...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A mother walks with her children at Manik Farm refugee camp located on outskirts of northern Sri Lankan...
A mother walks with her children as other civilians stand in line to receive food at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 23, 2009
A Tamil woman sits on a bed as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is given a tour of a field hospital...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A Tamil woman sits on a bed in the refugee camp called Manik Farm in Vavuniya
A Tamil woman sits on a bed as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is given a tour of a field hospital in the refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians lie and sit on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians lie and sit on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of...
Tamil civilians lie and sit on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians stand in line to collect water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians stand in line to collect water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Tamil civilians stand in line to collect water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
A Tamil woman lies on a bed as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is given a tour of a field hospital...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil woman lies on bed in refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of Vavuniya
A Tamil woman lies on a bed as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is given a tour of a field hospital in the refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians lie on a cardboard box on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians lie on a cardboard box on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Tamil civilians lie on a cardboard box on the ground in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp, located on the outskirts of Vavuniya called Manik Farm and home to 220,000 refugees, on Saturday, pressing for wider humanitarian access to the camps which have become overcrowded since the government declared victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY POLITICS DISASTER)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians stand in line to receive food in front of tents at the Manik Farm refugee camp located...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians stand in line to receive food in front of tents at the Manik Farm refugee camp located...
Tamil civilians stand in line to receive food in front of tents at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) reaches out to touch a patient during a tour of a field hospital...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
UN Secretary-General Ban reaches out to touch a patient during a tour of a field hospital in Vavuniya...
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) reaches out to touch a patient during a tour of a field hospital with medical staff, in a refugee camp called Manik Farm, on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
An aerial view of the former battlefront can be seen from the helicopter carrying U.N. Secretary-General...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
An aerial view of a former battlefront in Vavuniya
An aerial view of the former battlefront can be seen from the helicopter carrying U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during his visit, which also included a visit to the refugee camp called Manik Farm, on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS)
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May 23, 2009
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) speaks as Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama wipes...
Kandy, Sri Lanka
UN Secretary-General Ban speaks as Sri Lanka's FM Bogollagama wipes his forehead in Kandy
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) speaks as Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama wipes his forehead with a wet towel during a media conference at the Buddhist holy site city of Kandy May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 22, 2009
A Tamil mother cradles her child at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the town of Vavuniya in...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil mother cradles her child at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the town of Vavuniya in...
A Tamil mother cradles her child at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the town of Vavuniya in northern Sri Lanka May 22, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on Saturday and will call on Sri Lanka to allow full access to nearly 300,000 refugees, most of whom are in camps in the north of the country, who fled during the final months of the war against Tamil Tiger rebels, U.N. officials said. REUTERS/Stringer (SRI LANKA CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
A Tamil mother kneels with her children on a dirt bank as they wait to receive water in the Manik Farm...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A Tamil mother kneels with her children on a dirt bank on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town...
A Tamil mother kneels with her children on a dirt bank as they wait to receive water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (C) walks with security guards during a tour of the refugee camp called...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
UN Secretary-General Ban tours Manik Farm in Vavuniya
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (C) walks with security guards during a tour of the refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 23, 2009
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) speaks as Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama listens...
Kandy, Sri Lanka
UN Secretary-General Ban speaks as Sri Lanka's FM Bogollagama listens in Kandy
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) speaks as Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama listens during a media conference in the Buddhist holy site city of Kandy May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians walk behind a barbed-wire fence in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians walk behind a barbed-wire fence in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Tamil civilians walk behind a barbed-wire fence in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Civilians stand behind the barbed-wire perimeter fence of the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Civilians stand behind the barbed-wire perimeter fence of the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the...
Civilians stand behind the barbed-wire perimeter fence of the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp, located on the outskirts of Vavuniya called Manik Farm and home to 220,000 refugees, on Saturday, pressing for wider humanitarian access to the camps which have become overcrowded since the government declared victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY POLITICS)
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May 22, 2009
A Tamil man walks past a child standing outside a tent in a refugee camp located on the outskirts of...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil man walks past child standing outside tent in a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the town...
A Tamil man walks past a child standing outside a tent in a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the town of Vavuniya in northern Sri Lanka May 22, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on Saturday and will call on Sri Lanka to allow full access to nearly 300,000 refugees, most of whom are in camps in the north of the country, who fled during the final months of the war against Tamil Tiger rebels, U.N. officials said. REUTERS/Stringer (SRI LANKA CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Sri Lankan soldiers stand next to the queue of Tamil civilians waiting to receive food in the Manik Farm...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan soldiers stand next to the queue of Tamil civilians waiting to receive food in the Manik Farm...
Sri Lankan soldiers stand next to the queue of Tamil civilians waiting to receive food in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
A Sri Lankan policeman stands guard on the perimeter fence of an internally displaced person (IDP) camp...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A Sri Lankan policeman stands guard on the perimeter fence of an IDP camp located in the northern Sri...
A Sri Lankan policeman stands guard on the perimeter fence of an internally displaced person (IDP) camp located in the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp, located on the outskirts of Vavuniya called Manik Farm and home to 220,000 refugees, on Saturday, pressing for wider humanitarian access to the camps which have become overcrowded since the government declared victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Civilians sit behind a barbed-wire perimeter fence in a refugee camp located in the northern Sri Lankan...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Civilians sit behind a barbed-wire perimeter fence in a refugee camp located in the northern Sri Lankan...
Civilians sit behind a barbed-wire perimeter fence in a refugee camp located in the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 23, 2009
An armed Sri Lankan policeman (top L) stands guard behind Tamil families during U.N. Secretary-General...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Armed Sri Lankan policeman stands guard behind Tamil families in Vavuniya
An armed Sri Lankan policeman (top L) stands guard behind Tamil families during U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's tour of the refugee camp called Manik Farm on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 23, 2009. Ban toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp named Manik Farm, home to 220,000 refugees, in the north of the country on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation, and is the highest-level international visit Sri Lanka since the government declared victory on Monday over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/Louis Charbonneau (SRI LANKA CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Tamil civilians stand in line to collect water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Tamil civilians stand in line to collect water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts...
Tamil civilians stand in line to collect water in the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
A Tamil woman sits with her children next to their tent at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
A Tamil woman sits with her children next to their tent at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the...
A Tamil woman sits with her children next to their tent at the Manik Farm refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war displaced persons camp on Saturday during a trip to press for wider humanitarian access and political reconciliation. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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May 26, 2009
Civilians near tents in an internally displaced person (IDP) camp can be seen through a plane window...
Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
Civilians near tents in an IDP camp can be seen through a plane window in the northern Sri Lankan town...
Civilians near tents in an internally displaced person (IDP) camp can be seen through a plane window in the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya May 26, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon toured Sri Lanka's largest war refugee camp, located on the outskirts of Vavuniya called Manik Farm and home to 220,000 refugees, on Saturday, pressing for wider humanitarian access to the camps which have become overcrowded since the government declared victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25-year war. REUTERS/David Gray (SRI LANKA MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
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