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Sri Lanka’s empty promises and denial of rights crisis exposed at UN

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka’s empty promises and denial of rights crisis exposed at UN 01 November 2012 Sri Lanka’s promises on human rights should no longer be accepted by the international community, Amnesty International said as the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 1 November highlighted Colombo’s continued denial of the human rights crisis in the country and the need for independent investigations into new alleged human rights violations and past war crimes. The UN examines the human rights situation in each member state every four and a half years, and Sri Lanka has yet to…

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