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Court orders investigation into disappearances

A Colombo magistrate has reportedly ordered the investigation of over 2500 disappearances in the Northeast.

While UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay begins her visit to Sri Lanka, the Terrorism Investigation Department (TID) was ordered to launch a 'broad' investigation into the disappearances of 2550 people in the Northeast, a list of which has been confidentially submitted to the court.

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