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Catholics and fishermen against land expropriation for tourism development

By www.asianews.it - Wed Jul 13, 10:33 am

A UN-sponsored international conference on tourism is currently underway in Sri Lanka. Local Catholics, fishermen and activists planned a protest until they were deterred by Sri Lanka’s CID. Critics bemoan the negative impact on the local population, who were not invited to the event. Tourist development “will benefit only big business.”

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