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Sri Lanka: further information on: extrajudicial executions / fear of further killings

, Index number: ASA 37/005/1996

Stephen Padhini (f), Sundaralingam Lakshmi (f), Sivapackiam Prasanthini (f), Thangavel Kaladevi (f), Arunasalam Kamaladevi (f), Ananthan Annama (f), Sundaralingam Sabashini (f), Amirthalingam Rajinkanthi (f), Packiyarajah Vasanthini (f), Subramaniam Packiyam (f), Alaguthrai Parames (f), Valipillai Devi (f), Arumaithurai Thanalakshmi (f), aged 17, Tellathurai Packiyarajah, Vinyagamoorthy Sutha, Vadivel Nadarajah, Suppiah Sedurajah, Kanagarajah Suvathirajah, Sundaralingam Prabhakaran, Kovindan, Thurairajah Karunakaran, Sivakolunthu Thinathurai, Ramajeyam Kamaelswaran, Shanmuganathan Ithakaran: A statement has been issued by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence expressing shock and concern at the reported extrajudicial execution of the above. AI welcomes the condemnation of the killings but is concerned that inquiries into the incident will be carried out by the security forces some of whose members are thought to be responsible for human rights violations.

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