Sri Lanka refugees

by; patrick and jacob

Do you know what is going on in Sri Lanka?

In Sri Lanka there have been many wars and people have been trying to get out for years, but they are getting tortured for trying to leave a bad country. We think that they should let them do what they want.

Mercy Corps

this organization helps people in many different countries and they do many things such as agriculture,water,and health etc.

Refugees in Sri Lanka

Government forces have put further pressure on the rebels. Hundreds of thousands of civilians in the north are trapped in war zone. Lots of violence going on in there. Civilians are staying willingly fearful of government forces. Civilians are being held against their will.

migrants and refugees

Their are 12 million refugees in the world.
Their are 5.8 million in Asia.
their is 700,000 in SriLanka alone.
21.1 million were forced to leave their home in 2001
50,000 people move from sri lanka

Smith, Trevor. Migrants and Refugees. North Mankato, MN: Smart Apple Media, 2004. Print.


The sir lankan refugees

It was 25,000 to 50,000 dollars to take a refugee to other countries.
Some people disappear during voyages.
Many boats have sank during voyages.
People disappear daily.

Natarajan, Swaminathan. "The Hazardous Journeys of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees." BBC News. BBC, 19 Apr. 2012. Web. 16 Apr. 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16530218>.



Sources

Natarajan, Swaminathan. "The Hazardous Journeys of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees." BBC News. BBC, 19 Apr. 2012. Web. 16 Apr. 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16530218>.


"Refugees in Sri Lanka." Boston.com. 27 Apr. 2009. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. <http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/04/refugees_in_sri_lanka.html>.


"Sri Lanka." Mercy Corps. Web. 19 Apr. 2013. <http://www.mercycorps.org/sri-lanka?source=85200>.


"UAE: Don't Deport Tamil Refugees to Sri Lanka | Human Rights Watch." UAE: Don't Deport Tamil Refugees to Sri Lanka | Human Rights Watch. Web. 16 Apr. 2013. <http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/04/06/uae-don-t-deport-tamil-refugees-sri-lanka>.