Sri Lankan Minister threatens human rights lawyer for highlighting allegations of religious attacks

Amnesty International is appalled by the recent comments by Sri Lankan Minister of Justice and Buddha Sasana, Wijedasa Rajapakse, denying allegations of attacks against Christians before any independent investigation has even been conducted and threatening to remove senior lawyer and prominent human rights defender Lakshan Dias from the legal profession if he did not apologise to the nation for speaking publicly about reported attacks on Christians.

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