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Sri Lanka: Suppressing calls for justice

, Index number: ASA 37/003/2014

Sri Lanka’s armed conflict has been over for nearly five years and yet healing and justice are still remote goals. To break the cycle of impunity Amnesty International is calling as a priority for an independent international investigation into crimes under international law committed during the conflict and following its end. This briefing illustrates how in the past year the Sri Lankan government has continued to pressure its critics as well as those it suspects of supporting calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes.

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