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A Broken System: Sri Lanka’s ongoing battle against torture

By Raisa Wickrematunge - Sun Jun 26, 12:59 am

June 26 marks the International Day in support of Victims of Torture. Several recent reports have flagged that torture is a frequent and ongoing phenomenon among the police and military, even today, 7 years after the war has ended.

In light of this, Groundviews spoke to local activists and lawyers, to understand why, and how, such incidents continue to occur.

View the full story, compiled using Shorthand Social, here, or below:

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