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Sri Lanka must remove PTA, international pressure working - Amnesty

Aug 27, 2011 12:09:40 AM - yahoo.com
The Sri Lankan government must follow up its repeal of the state of emergency by removing repressive legislation such as the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), Amnesty International said Friday. Whilst welcoming Sri Lankas pledge to lift draconian emergency regulations, Amnesty said the Sri Lankan government still uses repressive measures such as the PTA, which allows authorities to hold ...