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Sri Lanka's war-weary north votes amid intimidation, mistrust

Jul 23, 2011 9:22:31 AM - yahoo.com
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Citizens in Sri Lanka's old war zone voted for local leaders for the first time in at least a dozen years, in a poll marked by intimidation, vote-buying and scepticism by the mostly Tamil electorate of any kind of post-war political change.