Frances Harrison, who was a BBC correspondent in Sri Lanka from 2000-2004, reflects on the horrors experienced by Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority during the final, brutal months of the war, and comments on the UN’s recent inquiry report.
Frances HarrisonBBC correspondent in Sri Lanka, 2000-04; author, Still Counting the Dead: Survivors of Sri Lanka's Hidden War.
Frances Harrison was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, as well as the School of Oriental & African Studies, and Imperial College in London. For many years she worked as a foreign correspondent for the BBC posted in South Asia, South East Asia, and Iran. From 2000-2004 she was the resident BBC correspondent in Sri Lanka. She has worked at Amnesty International as Head of News and was a visiting research fellow at Oxford University. She is the author of the recent book, Still Counting the Dead: Survivors of Sri Lanka's Hidden War.