U.N. launches Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

By Reuters | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:03 PM
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(Adds background, comments by U.S. diplomat, Amnesty and Sri Lankan rights chief)

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, March 27 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Thursday launched an inquiry into war crimes allegedly committed by both Sri Lankan state forces and Tamil rebels during their conflict that ended in 2009, saying the government had failed to investigate ...

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