Posts Tagged ‘horrific footage’

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

[Channel 4 News]

Last year Channel 4 broadcast Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields, a critically-acclaimed and RTS Award winning forensic investigation into the events of the last few weeks of the decades-long war between the government of Sri Lanka and the rebel forces of the Tamil Tigers (LTTE), presented by Jon Snow. It featured devastating video evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity captured on mobile phones by both victims and perpetrators - some of the most horrific footage Channel 4 has ever broadcast.

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Channel 4 commissions second Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

[Channel 4 News]

Channel 4’s Head of News & Current Affairs Dorothy Byrne has commissioned ITN Productions to make a follow-up film to Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields, Jon Snow’s critically-acclaimed investigation into the final weeks of the war between the government and Tamil Tigers.

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Former Sri Lankan President speaks out on Killing Fields

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

[Channel 4 News]

Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga delivered a landmark speech in Colombo on Sunday in which she spoke of the horror her children expressed after viewing Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields.

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Prime Minister Cameron questioned in parliament on C4 Sri Lankan film

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

[Channel 4]

Prime Minister David Cameron today commented on Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields telling MPs that the Sri Lanka government, “does need to be investigated” and, “lessons need to be learned.” Jon Snow’s critically-acclaimed investigation into the final weeks of the quarter-century-long civil war between the government and the secessionist rebels, the Tamil Tigers, featured devastating new video evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity - some of the most horrific footage Channel 4 has ever broadcast.

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