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Sri Lanka to present findings from census at Geneva

Sri Lanka’s Plantation Industries Minister Mahinda Buddhadasa Samarasinghe has said that he will present the findings from the census in Geneva during the UN Human Rights Council session in March.

The government announced the census last year and said it would be used to ascertain the real number of people who died during the conflict.

Samarasinghe also said that the government would not betray the motherland and the security forces in Geneva, accusing “self-appointed human rights protectors of finding faults with the Sri Lankan security forces”, reported The Island.

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