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Sri Lanka’s shameful record on detention without trial

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka’s shameful record on detention without trial 13 March 2012 Hundreds of people languish in arbitrary, illegal and often incommunicado detention in Sri Lanka, vulnerable to torture and extrajudicial execution, despite the end of the country’s long conflict, Amnesty International said in a new report.Locked away: Sri Lanka’s security detainees reveals that arbitrary and illegal detention and enforced disappearances remain routine in Sri Lanka, where human rights abuses of all types go uninvestigated and unpunished. Counter-terrorism legislation allows authorities…

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