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Mar 16, 2005 - Dead Ends in Jaffna

In Jaffna, there are many dead ends. High security zones, army camps, airports, harbours - whatever the justification, there are large chunks of land formally off limits to the non-military, with large signs announcing that 'Minimum force will be used against anyone crossing this place without permission'. Sometimes located near a village (or totally subsuming it) or along the most direct route between two villages, they can be decidedly inconvenient. My assignment today was to drive to the lighthouse at Point Pedro (the northernmost tip of...

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