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Answer given by British Prime Minister to question on Sri Lanka War Crimes Tribunal

Oct 28, 2010 5:59:07 AM- transcurrents.com

Following is the question raised by British MP Siobhain Mcdonagh on Sri Lanka and answer given by the Prime Minister David Cameron. Question and answer are excerpted from the Hansard


Siobhain Mcdonagh

Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden) (Lab): As a former PR man, does the Prime Minister agree that no matter how much Bell Pottinger tries to spin the Sri Lankan Government, the demands for an international independent war crimes tribunal intensify as more evidence of alleged assassination and civil rights abuses comes out?

The Prime Minister: The hon. Lady makes a fair point. We need to see an independent investigation of what happened. Everyone has read the papers and seen the TV footage, but we need an independent investigation to work out whether what she suggests is right.