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Sri Lanka: "disappearance": Kanapathipillai Satheesh Kumar
28 March 1996

The above, a Tamil from Jaffna, has "disappeared" after having being arrested by members of the army on 7 March 1996. He was last seen in army custody ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/006/1996

Sri Lanka: further information on: extrajudicial executions / fear ...
19 February 1996

Stephen Padhini (f), Sundaralingam Lakshmi (f), Sivapackiam Prasanthini (f), Thangavel Kaladevi (f), Arunasalam Kamaladevi (f), Ananthan Annama ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/005/1996

Sri Lanka: extrajudicial executions / fear of further killings
13 February 1996

Stephen Padhini (f), Sundaralingam Lakshmi (f), Sivapackiam Prasanthini (f), Thangavel Kaladevi (f), Arunasalam Kamaladevi (f), Ananthan Annama ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/004/1996

Sri Lanka: deliberate and arbitrary killings / fear of further ...
1 February 1996

At least 80 civilians were deliberately and arbitrarily killed when a lorry containing explosives was driven into the Central Bank in Fort, central Colombo ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/003/1996

Sri Lanka: "disappearances"
12 January 1996

Manikapodi Shantahkumar, Devanayagam Kiruparajah, Somasundaram Linganayagam, Ananthan Sinnapodiyan, Samithamby Velakuddy, Kandappan ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/002/1996

Sri Lanka: "disappearance" / possible extrajudicial execution ...
11 December 1995

Sivanantham Jayakothy and her cousin, Arumaithurai Athisdan, "disappeared" the evening of 26 November, after they left their home at Kannakipuram ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/028/1995

Sri Lanka: Under scrutiny by the Human Rights Committee
1 December 1995

This document reviews the questions and observations made by the Human Rights Committee during its examination of Sri Lanka's third periodic report ...

Report       ASA 37/021/1995

Sri Lanka: The Human Rights Commission Bill
1 December 1995

Amnesty International welcomes the establishment of the Human Rights Commission currently before parliament in Sri Lanka but undelines that its ...

Report       ASA 37/025/1995

Sri Lanka: Further information on fear of "disappearance" ...
20 November 1995

According to the latest information the above was released on 17 November 1995.

Urgent Action       ASA 37/027/1995

Sri Lanka: Fear of "disappearance": Muthukumarasamy ...
17 November 1995

There are fears for the safety of the above, a Tamil youth, who was reportedly arrested on 16 November 1995. His relatives have made enquiries about ...

Urgent Action       ASA 37/026/1995