9 August, 2020

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Sri Lanka: Ensure Tamil Detainees Are Charged Or Released

By Amnesty International

Mano, a 29-year-old Tamil man, was arrested in March 2007 “on suspicion” of being a member of the opposition Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and remains detained. While in custody he has been tortured. Almost two years after the end of the war in Sri Lanka, hundreds of people are languishing in prison, like Mano, without charge or trial under the country’s repressive anti-terrorism laws. Call on the Sri Lankan government to immediately release these detainees or charge them with recognizable crimes. Under international law, everyone has the right to a fair trial. Read More »

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    This regime has become dictators.

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    The imaginery enemy of the Sinhalese the LTTE has helped the mediocrity and the corrupt Sinhalese to assume power and remain at the helm by harassing the Tamils and pushing them to become terrorists to justify their actions. This is like how the Americans had paid and created Bin Laden to be the enemy of the West. A good flogging horse.

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