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New report exposes ongoing illegal detention in Sri Lanka

Headline Title:  New report exposes ongoing illegal detention in Sri Lanka 13 March 2012 On Tuesday 13 March, at a press briefing in Geneva, Amnesty International will launch a report exposing how hundreds of people languish in detention without trial in Sri Lanka despite the end of the country’s long conflict.   Locked away: Sri Lanka’s security detainees reveals how the arbitrary and illegal detention that were a hallmark of Sri Lanka’s security regime during its long war has become routine. Detainees are vulnerable to torture, extrajudicial execution and are often held incommunicado.…

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