Sri Lanka Government Faces Pressure Over Allegations Of Rape, Torture
Friday, 10 November 2017 () Sri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following a recent war crimes lawsuit and allegations from over 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year, The Associated Press reported. The men's anguished descriptions of their abuses come nearly a decade after Sri Lanka's civil war ended and days ahead of a review of the Indian Ocean nation by the U.N.'s top human rights body. Doctors, psychologists, lawmakers and rights groups have appealed to the United Nations to investigate new allegations published by The Associated Press on Wednesday. The AP reviewed 32 medical and psychological evaluations and...
The Dinesh Chandimal led Sri Lankan team arrived in Kolkata for their six-week tour of India that starts with the first of the three-Test series, beginning on November 16. Sri Lanka will play three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is.
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