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Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Amnesty International | Sri Lanka: Violence at Welikada prison
9 November 2012

Clashes between prisoners and guards broke out at Colombo's Welikada prison today after members of Sri Lanka's Special Task Force (STF), an elite ...

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Amnesty International | Sri Lanka's empty promises and denial ...
1 November 2012

Sri Lanka's promises on human rights should no longer be accepted by the international community, Amnesty International said as the UN Universal ...

Press Release      

Sri Lanka's empty promises and denial of rights crisis exposed ...
1 November 2012

The UN's Universal Periodic Review on Sri Lanka has highlighted Colombo's continued denial of the human rights crisis in the country.

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Sri Lanka: Continuing impunity, arbitrary detentions, torture ...
30 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY AI index: ASA 37/011/2012. 30 October 2012 Sri Lanka: Continuing ...

PressItem       ASA 37/011/2012

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 14th ...
1 September 2012

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Document       IOR 41/019/2012

Sri Lanka: No real will to account: Shortcomings in Sri Lanka's ...
30 August 2012

The PDF links to the Sinhala translation.

Document       ASA 37/010/2012

Sri Lanka: No real will to account: Shortcomings in Sri Lanka's ...
30 August 2012

Sri Lanka's failure to account for serious violations of human rights has created a climate of impunity where arbitrary detentions, torture and other ill-treatment ...

Document       ASA 37/010/2012

The Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka, June 2012: A ...
13 June 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI index: ASA 37/009/2012. 13 June 2012. The Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka, June ...

Public Statement       ASA 37/009/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Sri Lanka: Reconciliation at a crossroads: Continuing impunity ...
1 April 2012

In this submission Amnesty International comments on the implementation of recommendations that Sri Lanka supported during its previous UPR, ...

Report       ASA 37/008/2012