US officials want a SL war crimes investigation
December 18, 2010 Comments Off on US officials want a SL war crimes investigation
AFP (18/12) – US lawmakers urge Sri Lanka rights probe
Dozens of US lawmakers on Friday urged a global probe into alleged rights violations by Sri Lanka in the last stages of its civil war, saying Colombo’s own efforts do not ensure accountability.
In letters to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 17 senators and 30 members of the House of Representatives called for the United States to seek a United Nations role investigating last year’s finale of the Tamil Tiger insurgency.