Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Human Rights Under Spotlight In Sri Lanka

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Human rights violations continue in Sri Lanka despite the end of the war: 300,000 Tamils are still incarcerated. In the last week, a journalist has been jailed for 20 years of hard labor, a senior U.N. official has been expelled for criticizing the government, and a dispute has broken out over TV footage that purports to show a Sri Lankan soldier executing Tamils.

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