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If they stay they face intimidation and violence. If they go they run the gauntlet of naval controls and treacherous seas. Yet the Tamils of Sri Lanka are taking the high water over the hell at home.
This collection of footage presents a nation battling decades of civil war and seeing thousands of political arrests. Years of bloodshed in Sri Lanka places today's violence in its proper context.
In the past 18 months, over 2,000 Sri Lankans have been kidnapped or murdered, allegedly by government death squads. Now Human Rights Watch is calling for aid to Sri Lanka to be withheld.
Every year, as many as 65 Sri Lankans are trampled to death by wild elephants. As the country's population increases and villages edge closer to elephant habitats, this figure looks set to increase.
She's survived assassins, fought a civil war and is now overseeing her country's reconstruction. But what are Kumaratunga's real objectives?
In Sri Lanka, 4 o'clock tea and cricket hark back to the great British Raj. But one other tradition lives on - the Mahagastota Hill Climb. And as in cricket, the Sri Lankans have overtaken the Brits. Cars of all shapes and sizes shoot up the hill in the quickest time possible.
We get a glimpse at one of the Tamil Tigers' most effective weapons - the camera teams shooting the Tigers' propaganda videos.
A Tiger video reveals a field of slain Sinhalese soldiers. 1500 troops were killed in the battle, yet the army still maintains that it has liberated Jaffna and has it under their firm control.