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Sri Lanka's new parliament must drop emergency laws

Apr 20, 2010 12:46:23 PM - yahoo.com
Tuesday 20 April 2010 The laws grant sweeping powers of detention, permit the use of secret prisons and encourage torture, enforced disappearances and other abuses. Sri Lanka's first post-war parliament must get rid of draconian emergency laws that have allowed for decades of widespread human rights abuses, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.    Ahead of the first sitting of Sri Lanka's first ...