ICJ report documenting the history of impunity for human rights violations in Sri Lanka

The report “Post-War Justice in Sri Lanka: Rule of Law, the Criminal Justice System, and Commissions of Inquiry” addresses the systematic absence of remedies for gross human rights violations in Sri Lanka.

These occurred between 1977 and 2001 – a period of widespread disappearances and unlawful killings during waves of violent political unrest and internal armed conflict.

Post-War Justice in Sri Lanka [full text, PDF]

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