Groups warn of backlash as U.N. calls for probe into Sri Lanka civil war abuses

April 4, 2014 4:31 PM

25 0

Groups warn of backlash as U.N. calls for probe into Sri Lanka civil war abuses

(CNN) -- Rights groups are warning of a backlash against activists in Sri Lanka following a landmark United Nations resolution calling for an international inquiry into abuses at the end of the country's civil war.

The U.N.'s Human Rights Council passed a resolution Thursday calling for a "comprehensive investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights" allegedly committed both by Sri Lankan government forces and the separatist Tamil Tigers in the final stages of the country's brutal 26-...

Read more

To category page

Loading...