By Robin Pagnamenta –
After three days of torture at the hands of Sri Lanka’s security forces, Thusi Srivastava was at breaking point.
Stripped naked, beaten with iron bars and subjected to mock suffocations and drownings after her abduction in northern Sri Lanka, the Tamil detainee thought her condition could not get any worse.
She was wrong. “Physically I was in very bad shape,” said Thusi [not her real name], recalling her ordeal in February.