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Paranagama report given to MPs

The report on the president's commission on missing people, also known as the Paranagama Commission, was given to parliamentarians on Friday.

The commission was widely discredited, with Tamil victims groups boycotting it and the recent OISL report also criticising it. Nevertheless, there have been widespread calls for the release of its final report.

The Nation reported that the government released the report to MPs in order to give them adequate time to study it ahead of the upcoming Parliamentary debate into the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution passed at the beginning of this month.

Sri Lanka to scrap presidential commission on missing persons (11 October 2015)

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