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The UK charity Freedom from Torture has examined incidents that took place after the war in Sri Lanka, while two British doctors from the charity Medact have seen more than 60 cases of Sri Lankans branded on their bodies with hot metal rods since the war ended.
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According to the opposition Lankadissent. Organisations such as the International Commission of Jurists and two United Nations reports have said the Sri Lankan rehabilitation programme failed to meet international standards and warned of the possibility of torture, but this is the first testimony from survivors. Weather Forecast. The victims accounts, many of which, it said, were corroborated by medical and legal statements, revealed a pattern of kidnap by unidentified men in plain clothes followed by interrogation and sexual assault in a detention centre by security servicemen. Text by: Web feeds. Sri Lankan authorities have resisted international calls for a war crimes investigation after the United Nations alleged that more than 7, civilians had been killed during the first four months of alone.