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Sri Lankan President reportedly pledges to look for missing persons from civil war, release list

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Sri Lankan Tamils have welcomed an apparent presidential commitment to release a list of wartime ‘disappeared’ and detained persons, but have condemned the overall lack of reconciliation progress.

However, President Maithripala Sirisena’s office said he had only agreed to examine their request.

The President yesterday met a group of Kilinochchi women who had staged a nearly four-month-long sit-in protest, seeking information on loved ones who disappeared during the country’s bitter 26-year ethnic conflict…………

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-13/sri-lanka-reportedly-agrees-to-look-for-conflict-missing-person/8615278


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