Sri Lanka: Under scrutiny by the Human Rights Committee
This document reviews the questions and observations made by the Human Rights Committee during its examination of Sri Lanka's third periodic report on 24 and 25 July 1995. Among the main recommendations made by the Committee is one for Sri Lanka to take urgent steps to ensure that its laws are in full compliance with the ICCPR. AI is distributing the document widely in Sri Lanka in the hope of assisting discussion about the effective implemention of international human rights standards.
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