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Stage 3: Discrimination, Stage 5: Organization, Stage 8: Persecution, Stage 10: Denial
Sri Lanka is still recovering from a 26-year civil war that ended in May 2009 with victory by the Sinhalese majority government over Tamil Tiger separatists. National reconciliation is marred by obstruction of accountability or justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against Tamils during the civil war, and by continuing discrimination against Tamils and Muslims.
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