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Sri Lanka: Three at risk in Sri Lankan prison
2 September 2010

Sri Lankan brothers Balapuwaduge Sumith Suresh Kumara Mendis and Balapuwaduge Indika Prasath Mendis, asylum seekers deported from Australia ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/013/2010

Sri Lanka: The ACF Case 4 Years On: Sri Lankan Families ...
19 August 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: ASA 37/012/2010. 19 August 2010. Sri Lanka: The ACF Case ...

Public Statement       ASA 37/012/2010

Sri Lanka: Human Rights Council must call for an independent ...
17 May 2010

Amnesty International Public statement submitted to Human Rights Council Session 14 (Ref:SL A/HRC/14/NGO/53). Human ...

Document       ASA 37/010/2010

Sri Lanka: Silencing dissent: Media workers under attack in Sri ...
3 May 2010

In Sri Lanka, reporting the truth can be fatal. Journalists have been killed, physically assaulted, abducted and harassed by both government personnel ...

Document       ASA 37/001/2010

Sri Lanka: Silencing dissent: Media workers under attack in Sri ...
3 May 2010

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Document       ASA 37/001/2010

UN Human Rights Council Fourteenth Session, 31 May - 18 ...
1 May 2010

Amnesty International submitted these written statements to the fourteenth session of the UN Human Rights Council, which took place from 31 May to ...

Report       IOR 41/014/2010

Sri Lanka's new parliament must drop emergency laws ...
20 April 2010

The laws grant sweeping powers of detention, permit the use of secret prisons and encourage torture, enforced disappearances and other abuses.

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Sri Lanka urged to end witch hunt against the media and ...
11 March 2010

The Sri Lankan government should end its harassment of journalists and activists and take steps against those making threats, Human Rights Watch ...

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Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan activists threatened
10 March 2010

On 2 March, a Sri Lankan news website, Lankanewsweb, published the names of human rights defenders and journalists featured on a list it alleged ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/005/2010

Sri Lanka: Human rights defender missing in Sri Lanka ...
18 February 2010

Human rights defender Pattani Razeek has been missing since he was apparently abducted on 11 February in the town of Polonnaruwa, in Sri Lanka's ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/004/2010