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Sri Lanka dismisses HRW statement as 'propaganda'

The Director General of the Media Centre for National Security, Lakshman Hulugalle, dismissed the statement made by Human Rights Watch as "part of promoting pro-LTTE propaganda".

Hulugalle added,

“Even when the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) was established to look in to these allegations, they had a negative approach and criticised it.”

HRW denounced the Sri Lankan army’s own inquiry into alleged rights violations as yet another delaying tactic, aimed at stalling international pressure and action.

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