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Sri Lanka: Investigators of alleged army killings of protesters should be truly independent

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka: Investigators of alleged army killings of protesters should be truly independe 05 August 2013 The Sri Lankan authorities must not allow the army to investigate itself over allegations of excessive use of force by its members after three protesters demonstrating over access to drinking water were killed over the weekend, Amnesty International said.“The Sri Lankan army should have never been policing unarmed demonstrators in the first place, and having them investigate their own alleged abuses is simply ridiculous,” said Polly Truscott, Asia Deputy Director…

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