U.N. to issue Sri Lanka war crimes report on Wednesday

September 14, 2015 8:50 AM

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GENEVA The United Nations will release a major report on Wednesday on war crimes committed during Sri Lanka's civil war that ended in 2009, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Monday.

The U.N. investigation into alleged atrocities by government troops and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was to have been published in March but was delayed for six months to allow the island's new government to address a failure to bring perpetrators to justice.

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