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Sri Lanka: Colombo brings in new legislation to replace Emergency Regulations

Sep 1, 2011 10:31:07 AM - yahoo.com
Having hoodwinked the international community by announcing an imminent withdrawal of the three decade-long Emergency Regulations, Colombo has decided to introduce new set of laws with immediate effect to replace the draconian law that gives sweeping powers to SL Police and military forces to arrest and detain people without any charges indefinitely. Sri Lankas Justice Minister Rauf Hakeem has ...