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Sri Lanka: Report exposes the government’s violent repression of dissent

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka: Report exposes the government’s violent repression of dissent 30 April 2013 The Sri Lankan government is intensifying its crackdown on critics through threats, harassment, imprisonment and violent attacks, Amnesty International said in a report released today.The document, Assault on Dissent reveals how the government led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa is promoting an official attitude that equates criticism with “treason” in a bid to tighten its grip on power.Journalists, the judiciary, human rights activists and opposition politicians are among those who…

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