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Human Rights Watch issues a warning about Sri Lanka

Respect for fundamental human rights in Sri Lanka is in serious jeopardy following the election of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as President in November 2019, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2020.

Trinco Five case: HRW, AI call for court with international participation

Issuing a joint statement on last week’s acquittal of all 13 defendants of the so called Trinco Five case citing a lack of evidence, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International (AI) yesterday expressed the need for a court with international participation that can “properly protect victims and witnesses.”