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Sri Lanka to prosecute LLRC critics

The Sri Lankan Ministry of External Affairs has announced it will take legal action against organisations that have criticised the LLRC, ColomboPage reported on Friday.

Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Neomal Peiris said that certain human rights organisations have made false allegations about the LLRC report to the international community.

He expressed his regrets over the behaviour of those organisations.

The final LLRC report has been criticised by several organisations, including the Tamil National Alliance, the Tamil National People’s Front, the US State Department, a cross-party group of British MPs, the International Crisis Group, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.

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