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Sri Lanka: The Need for Reconciliation after Atrocities

Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war ended in May 2009 when the Sri Lankan military defeated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). For more than 25 years, the LTTE had been fighting for a separate state for the nation’s minority Tamil population.

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Ex Tamil Tiger rebels ‘free to join Sri Lanka police’

[BBC] Police in Sri Lanka say that former Tamil Tiger fighters are free to apply to join the police force. [Full Story]

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SRI LANKA: BRIEFING TO COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE

[Amnesty] This briefing is submitted to the Committee against Torture (hereafter the Committee) prior to its consideration of Sri Lanka’s combined third and fourth periodic reports on its implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (hereafter the Convention). It details Amnesty International’s concern about a persistent pattern […]

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