Sri Lanka: Killing for Peace

Channel 4

Unreported World

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Sandra Jordan and Siobhan Sinnerton travel to Sri Lanka and discover that a new and sinister phase in the country's 30-year civil war is taking a grim toll on civilians. With the government now declaring that the Tamil Tigers must be defeated using military force, the country has been plagued by extra-judicial killings, abductions and civilian displacement.

They find the Tamil minority in the grip of fear and investigate alleged collusion between the military and shady paramilitary groups. Some of these, they discover, are former Tamil Tigers now working against their former comrades. The team reach the besieged city of Jaffna, the first journalists to do so for many months…

First Broadcast

November 9, 2007



Producer Director

Siobhan Sinnerton


Sandra Jordan

Executive Producer

Eamonn Matthews


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