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Sri Lanka: Briefing exposes how activists brave retaliation before UN human rights session

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka: Briefing exposes how activists brave retaliation before UN human rights session 26 February 2014 The Sri Lankan government’s targeting of critics persists at alarming levels, with more surveillance and harassment reported ahead of next month’s UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session, Amnesty International said in a new briefing today.  Suppressing calls for justice, examines the Sri Lankan authorities’ intolerance of dissent and its attacks on critics over the past six months, either directly or through proxies that range from security forces to…

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