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Sri Lanka to Establish War Crimes Court

Sri Lanka will set up a special court in the next few weeks to examine alleged war crimes committed in the final phase of its 26-year conflict with Tamil rebels, a top official in charge of reconciliation said Tuesday. After being elected in August, the island nation's new government signaled it would accept U.N. recommendations to establish a credible judicial process involving foreign judges and prosecutors. "The special court should start its work by the end of this month...

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