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Sri Lanka drags feet on reconciliation, risks peace: ICG

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Sri Lanka’s failure to address its wartime past nearly a decade after its bloody conflict jeopardises any hope of a lasting peace in the ethnically-divided island, a global rights group warned Tuesday.

In a new report, the International Crisis Group urged President Maithripala Sirisena to come good on his promise to deliver justice for tens of thousands of war victims or risk renewed conflict.

“Two years into President Sirisena´s term, Sri Lanka´s fragile hopes for lasting peace and cooperation across party and ethnic lines are imperilled,” ICG stated in its report “Sri Lanka’s Transition to Nowhere”……….

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-4510044/Sri-Lanka-drags-feet-reconciliation-risks-peace-ICG.html


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