Colombo Telegraph

Sri Lanka Security Forces Rape, Torture Tamil Detainees – HRW

By Colombo Telegraph

Sri Lanka’s security forces have used rape to torture and extract confessions from suspected Tamil separatists almost four years after the country’s civil war ended, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Tuesday, the Reuters reports.

According to the  Reuters, The rights group documented 75 cases of predominately Tamil men and women who said they were held in Sri Lankan detention centres and repeatedly raped and sexually abused by the military, police and intelligence officials.

 

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