Callum Macrae talks on BBC World Service about Sri Lanka and his documentary film "No Fire Zone."
Sri Lanka's new president fails to free Tamil campaigner Balendran Jeyakumary despite a heartfelt appeal from her family.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, is engaged in a desperate fight for his political life in an election which just a few months ago seemed to be his for the taking.
Callum Macrae, director of 'No Fire Zone," reports on next steps for a fractured Sri Lanka.
No Fire Zone filmmaker Callum Macrae reports on the realities of an activist's detention in Sri Lanka.
New video evidence of Sri Lankan war crimes raises doubts about government investigation.
The Sri Lankan government still denies responsibility for the killing of up to 70,000 Tamil civilians at the end of the civil war in 2009. So why has it been chosen to host a Commonwealth summit?
Film trailer for "No Fire Zone," the true story of war crimes committed at the end of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009.
In September 2008, as Sri Lankan government forces pushed the fighters of the Tamil Tigers further and further back into the Tamil homelands of the north, the government ordered the UN to evacuate.
Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers, the once formidable insurgency that pioneered guerrilla suicide attacks, claimed Sunday they had given up their 25-year battle for an ethnic homeland on the tropical island nation.
Surrounded in a small coconut grove with Sri Lankan forces closing in, several leaders reportedly committed suicide instead of surrendering.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Hundreds more civilians have died in fighting in Sri Lanka's north, where 50,000 noncombatants remain trapped in the crossfire between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels as a quarter-century-old struggle enters its endgame.
A government doctor, V. Shanmugarajah, told the Associated Press on Sunday that artillery fire killed at least 378 civilians and wounded more than 1,100. He called it the bloodiest day he had seen and said many more civilians probably were killed but were buried where they fell.
Maura R. O'Connor describes how even in peacetime, the Eastern Province is a place where abductions are an everyday occurrence.