Sri Lanka

Human Rights in DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA

Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Sri Lanka: The "disappearances" from Eastern University ...
26 October 1993

On 5 September 1990, 159 young Tamil men were rounded up from the Eastern University Refugee Camp at Vantharamoolai, Batticaloa District by soldiers ...

Report       ASA 37/019/1993

UA 372/93 - Sri Lanka: arbitrary and unacknowledged arrests ...
21 October 1993

Thousands of Tamil people have been arbitrarily detained in the capital, Colombo, and its suburbs since 15 October 1993. Some have been taken ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/021/1993

Further information on UA 109/93 (ASA 37/08/93, 13 April and ...
17 October 1993

The Human Rights Task Force (HRTF) has published further information on the case of the sixteen Tamil men named above who were arrested at Vannathi ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/020/1993

Campaign against political killings and disappearances ...
30 September 1993

This report first examines the role of medico-legal skills in uncovering and exposing human rights violations, through the use of forensic pathology and ...

Report       ACT 33/036/1993

"Disappearances" and political killings: human rights crisis of ...
14 September 1993

In the context of armed conflict against the Tamil separatist movement in the northeast, principally the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), and armed ...

Report       ASA 37/013/1993

The lives behind the lies: the campaign against " ...
26 August 1993

Despite the increased importance of human rights on the political agenda of governments throughout the world, political killings and "disappearances ...

Report       ACT 33/052/1993

Further information on UA 109/93 (ASA 37/08/93, 13 April) ...
8 August 1993

The whereabouts of the sixteen Tamil men named above who were arrested on 17 February 1993, and whose detention has not been acknowledged ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/015/1993

UA 256/93 - Sri Lanka: unacknowledged detention / fear of " ...
4 August 1993

The three Tamil men above were arrested on 4 July 1993 at Tharapuram, Mannar District by police while they were on their way back to the Pesalai ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/014/1993

UA 243/93 - Sri Lanka: unacknowledged arrests / fear of " ...
26 July 1993

The above eight people have "disappeared" after being arrested by the army in Batticaloa District. There are fears they may be being held in ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/012/1993

Weekly update service 68/93
20 June 1993

1. Sri Lanka: Arbitrary arrests of hundreds of Tamil people.

Report       NWS 11/068/1993