US calls on SL to Investigate alleged War Crimes
The United States is calling on the Sri Lankan government to thoroughly investigate charges of war crimes in the final months of its long war with Tamil Tiger rebels. A State Department report issued Thursday listed what were termed credible allegations of abuses by both sides in the conflict.
The State Department says if the Sri Lankan government really is interested, as it says it is, in post-war reconciliation, it should investigate alleged abuses in the closing months of the conflict and bring to justice those responsible. More
New York Times : Sri Lanka Pressed to Investigate Possible War Atrocities
The Washington Post : U.S. urges probe of Sri Lanka war