Sri Lanka

Torture of Tamils Continues in Sri Lanka

Despite generally high marks for its attempts at reconciliation by the Sirisena government in Sri Lanka from one of the world’s longest and bitterest civil wars, Tamil citizens continue to be abducted and tor...
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UN Seeks More Accountability For Sri Lankan Civil War

Approval by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Oct. 1 of a resolution aimed at increasing accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of its bitter civil war now leaves the...
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Sri Lanka’s President Pushes Reconciliation

In a continuing and dramatic departure from the decades of oppression and civil war that devastated Sri Lanka, the country’s new president, Maithripala Sirisena, has vowed to pursue reconciliation efforts wit...