Defense Ministry to identify sources

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The Sri Lankan Defense Ministry says it wants to identify sources who provided information to the UK-based broadcaster Channel 4 for a new documentary alleging that government forces committed war crimes during the country’s long civil conflict, The Divaina, a Sinhala-language daily, reported today. In response, the producer issued a statement saying that no “resident anywhere in Sri Lanka helped us with this film.”

Protest from Committee to Protect Journalist

The Channel 4 documentary, “No War Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka,” was released last week in Geneva to coincide with a U.N. Human Rights Council discussion on Sri Lanka. The film depicts the Sri Lankan army’s involvement in a summary execution and torture. Callum Macrae, producer of the new documentary, also said in the statement that “no one was paid for any evidence or interviews.”

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