03/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sri Lanka Accused Of Planning Concentration Camps

Sri Lanka was accused yesterday of planning concentration camps to hold 200,000 ethnic Tamil refugees from its northeastern conflict zone for up to three years �" and seeking funding for the project from Britain.

The Sri Lankan Government says that it will open five "welfare villages" to house Tamils fleeing the 67 sq mile patch of jungle where the army has pinned down the Tamil Tiger rebels.

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