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Article : It must have been somebody’s idea that judicial independence in Sri Lanka must be destroyed. When the idea was first generated we do not know. It is possible that it arose more or less at the same time as the 1962 coup. Those were wild times for some people who had enjoyed privileges at the top. They were unanimous in their opinion that everything has gone wrong in Sri Lanka and that, therefore, some extraordinary intervention was needed. Read More...

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The Police Torture Epidemic in Sri Lanka

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Torture in Sri Lanka

Torture is endemic in Sri Lanka is it practiced at every police station and detention centre including those kept under the Terrorism Investigating Unit. Torture is the mode by which crimes are investigated and this implies even investigations into many offences. Torture is often used to implicate innocent people particularly from low income backgrounds in cases where the police have filed to find the actual culprits in these cases. Torture is often accompanied with the filing of fabrication of charges.

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