Tag: Human Rights

Prevention of Terrorism Act: Encroaching Human Rights

The violent and arbitrary prosecutions by a thunderous majority against minuscule people in Sri Lanka is not a very recent phenomenon; rather it goes back to the Civil war fought from 1983 to 2009 between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Thousands of people were killed and continue to be prosecuted under PTA, in its aftermath.

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