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Sri Lanka negotiates new military deal with US
Sri Lanka negotiates new military deal with US

The prime minister said negotiations were ongoing as the new document contained provisions Sri Lanka was "not able to accept", without elaborating on what they were. His comments came days after President Maithripala Sirisena said he would not let the government headed by his pro-West arch-rival conclude any deal giving US forces freer access to Sri Lanka. "I…

AFP - Jul 12 17:28 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, USA, SriLanka ]

US has tools to prosecute Sri Lanka dual citizens for torture, crimes: DOJ official
US has tools to prosecute Sri Lanka dual citizens for torture, crimes: DOJ official

The United States has tools to prosecute Sri Lanka defence officials who are dual citizens for crimes including torture, a Department of Justice official told a congressional hearing aimed tightening laws to prosecute those engaging in mass atrocities and war crimes. "Jurisdiction Congress has given us allows to prosecute U.S. citizens who have committed acts of…

EN - Jun 26 12:52 GMT - more ... [ Tags: USA, Genocide, WarCrimes ]

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