Sri Lanka leader appoints committee to investigate wartime disappearances ahead of UN update

Sri Lanka leader appoints committee to investigate wartime disappearances ahead of UN update


Sri Lanka to investigate wartime disappearances

by KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press - 14 August 2013 11:32-04:00

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president on Wednesday appointed a commission to investigate wartime abductions and disappearances ahead of an update to be given to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the country's progress in investigating alleged war crimes and human rights violations.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa's office said ...


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