Sri Lanka: Assault on dissent thrives in Sri Lanka’s climate of impunity: Amnesty International written statement to the 23rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (27 May – 14 June 2013)

Index Number: ASA 37/011/2013

Four years have passed since the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities continue to deny mounting evidence of crimes under international law committed by its forces during Sri Lanka’s protracted armed conflict. They also attempt to stop their own citizens from communicating with the UN and other international bodies about serious violations they have witnessed.

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