An X-ray of the Sri Lankan policing system & torture of the poor


This is the 3rd report produced on police torture and other abuses in Sri Lanka by AHRC and ALRC. The first report entitled Special Report: Torture committed by the police in Sri Lanka was published in the ALRC’s bi-monthly publication article 2, vol 1, no.4 in August 2002.  The second report entitled Second Special Report: Torture and the collapse of policing in Sri Lanka was published in the February 2004 edition of article 2, vol 3, no.1.  Together, these three reports present a significant number of cases establishing a pattern of systematic torture taking place at police stations and during routine criminal investigations throughout Sri Lanka.

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Published in September 2005 by the Asian Human Rights Commission, 321 pages;
Language: English; ISBN 962-8314-25-4
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