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World leaders should pressure SL

September 24, 2009

Human Rights Watch : Sri Lanka: World Leaders Should Demand End to Detention Camps

Internally displaced people (IDPs) stand near temporary structures in the Arunachalam camp at Manik Farm in northern Sri Lanka on August 19, 2009. © 2009 Reuters

 World leaders in New York for the United Nations General Assembly and the G-20 economic summit in Pittsburgh should call on the Sri Lankan government to immediately release more than 260,000 displaced persons illegally confined in detention camps, Human Rights Watch said today.
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