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Sri Lanka Tamils claim persecution

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Thousands of Tamil Sri Lankans are fleeing their country fearing government persecution after the Tamil Tiger rebels lost a 30-year battle for an independent homeland earlier this year. But the government says they have nothing to fear. Rebecca Henschke reports.

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