The year 2007 saw a successful military campaign that led to the “liberation” of the Eastern Province by government security forces. The country's high economic growth rate continued despite the war, but inflation and the cost of living also rose significantly. The regime's human rights record came under serious scrutiny.
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Research Article| February 01 2008
Sri Lanka in 2007: Military Successes, but at Humanitarian and Economic Costs
Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 191–197.
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Nira Wickramasinghe; Sri Lanka in 2007: Military Successes, but at Humanitarian and Economic Costs. Asian Survey 1 February 2008; 48 (1): 191–197. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.191
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