Sri Lanka: Free prominent human rights defenders Ruki Fernando and Father Praveen

There are 2 comments on the Amnesty International USA story from Mar 18, 2014, titled Sri Lanka: Free prominent human rights defenders Ruki Fernando and Father Praveen. In it, Amnesty International USA reports that:

The arbitrary arrest and detention of prominent human rights defenders is an attempt to silence criticism and divert the spotlight from ongoing abuses, leading global and Asian human rights monitors said today in a joint statement.

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Siva Sankaran

Canberra, Australia

#1 Mar 18, 2014
Good the racist Sinhalese Buddhist dogs should be punished
CrimeaRiver

London, UK

#2 Mar 19, 2014
Siva Sankaran wrote:
Good the racist Sinhalese Buddhist dogs should be punished
They have now been realeased within 48 hours of their detention following the full letter of the law.

The old woman and her daughter will not be released though. There is increasing evidence of collaborration with members of the LTTE

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