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3Novices:Torture remains ‘endemic and routine’ in Sri Lanka, according to UN human rights watchdog

A visiting UN envoy said that torture remains “endemic and routine” in Sri Lanka’s counterterrorism methods and a number of persons being detained without trial under a harsh anti-terror law is a stain on the country’s international reputation.
Ben Emmerson, UN special rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism, said at the end of a five-day visit to Sri Lanka Friday that he is concerned that even those arrested as recently as late last year had been subjected to…
July 15, 2017 at 08:27AM http://ift.tt/2tcYamT
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