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Infographic: 5 Facts About Sri Lanka’s Tamil Community in the North

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, Development, Disaster, Economics & Business, Ethnicity & Race, Governance, History, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) [1], a civil society think tank in Sri Lanka, has recently conducted a top line survey on “Democracy in post-war Sri Lanka 2014 [2]“. The results show that difference of opinion on the reconciliation still exists between the Tamil and the Sinhalese people after the Sri Lankan civil war [3].

The findings from the survey with regard to the Tamil community [4] is very significant. Their key issues are poverty and unemployment and they feel deprived having very little say about the affairs of the country. Here is an infographic depicting their plights:

Infographic courtesy of Centre For Policy Alternatives [4]

Infographic courtesy of Centre For Policy Alternatives