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UN patience wears thin in S Lanka

The United Nations has warned it cannot go on funding the main refugee camp in Sri Lanka if the government there continues refusing to give its inhabitants freedom of movement. Correspondent Charles Haviland reports on the Tamil civilians living in Menik Farm. Senior Sri Lankan civil servant Professor Rajiva Wijesinha, of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights, explains why those in the refugee camp are not free to leave.

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