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Human Rights in República Socialista Democrática de Sri Lanka

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Sri Lanka's assault on dissent
30 April 2013

In their attempt to consolidate power, Sri Lanka's authorities have criminalized freedom of expression, and equated dissent with treason. Those who ...

Report       ASA 37/003/2013

Amnesty International | Sri Lanka: UN resolution shows ...
21 March 2013

A new UN resolution does a good job of highlighting past and ongoing human rights violations in Sri Lanka, but regrettably fails to establish an independent ...

Press Release      

Sri Lanka: Submission to the UN Human Rights Council for ...
15 March 2013

In Sri Lanka, the persistent failure to hold perpetrators accountable for human rights violations has fostered a persistent culture of impunity. Despite several ...

Document       ASA 37/010/2013

Sri Lanka: Statement at the 22nd session of the UN Human ...
1 March 2013

It is clear that the Government of Sri Lanka has not demonstrated willingness to secure justice and reconciliation in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's protracted ...

Document       ASA 37/016/2013

Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan human rights lawyer threatened ...
27 February 2013

Since 22 February Sri Lankan human rights lawyer Lakshan Dias has reported being followed and under surveillance by unidentified men who have ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/009/2013

Sri Lanka: New documentary exposes Sri Lankan atrocities
26 February 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY 26 February 2013 AI Index: ASA 37/008/2013 New documentary exposes Sri Lankan atrocities ...

PressItem       ASA 37/008/2013

Sri Lanka: Further information: Student protestors released
13 February 2013

Secretary of the Jaffna University Students' Union, P. Tharshananth and President of the Arts Faculty Student Union, K. Jenemajeyamenan, were ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/005/2013

Sri Lanka: Amnesty International welcomes UN High ...
13 February 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 37/006/2013. 13 February 2013. Amnesty International welcomes ...

Public Statement       ASA 37/006/2013

Sri Lanka: Impunity persists for crimes under international law ...
12 February 2013

Document       ASA 37/004/2013

Sri Lanka: Impunity persists for crimes under international law ...
12 February 2013

In this statement Amnesty International expresses its concern that the government's intolerance of dissent has led to violations of the right to freedom ...

Document       ASA 37/004/2013