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Sri Lanka: Impunity persists for crimes under international law ...
12 February 2013

Document       ASA 37/004/2013

Sri Lanka: Impunity persists for crimes under international law ...
12 February 2013

In this statement Amnesty International expresses its concern that the government's intolerance of dissent has led to violations of the right to freedom ...

Document       ASA 37/004/2013

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12 February 2013

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Document       ASA 37/004/2013

Sri Lanka: Further information: Two students released from ...
29 January 2013

On 22 January, students Sanmugam Solaman and V. Bhavananadan were released from detention in a “Rehabilitation” centre in Welikanda by the Terrorist ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/002/2013

Beheading of domestic worker shows Saudi Arabia at odds ...
9 January 2013

A Sri Lankan domestic worker has been beheaded in Saudi Arabia for a crime she allegedly committed while still a child.

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Amnesty International | Sri Lankan woman at risk of execution ...
8 January 2013

A young Sri Lankan woman is at imminent risk of execution in Saudi Arabia for a crime she allegedly committed whilst under the age of 18, prompting ...

Press Release      

Sri Lanka: Further information: Crackdown on students ...
11 December 2012

One student is believed to have been released on bail, but many more have been arrested. Several are held incommunicado, putting them at much greater ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/015/2012

Sri Lanka: Students at risk of torture following march
4 December 2012

Four students were arrested on 1 December in Jaffna, northern Sri Lanka, by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) of the police. They are being held ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/014/2012

Amnesty International | Sri Lanka: How UN failed during Sri ...
14 November 2012

The UN failed to protect civilians during Sri Lanka's armed conflict according its own report, released today, prompting Amnesty International to renew ...

Press Release      

Amnesty International | Sri Lanka: Violence at Welikada prison
9 November 2012

Clashes between prisoners and guards broke out at Colombo's Welikada prison today after members of Sri Lanka's Special Task Force (STF), an elite ...

Press Release