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Presidential Truth Commission on Ethnic Violence (1981-1984)

Presidential Truth Commission on Ethnic Violence (1981-1984)

  • July 1983 in retrospect: Ten days that shamed Sri Lanka Read more >

    July 1983 in retrospect: Ten days that shamed Sri Lanka

    Image: President Jayewardene did not appeal to stop the violence and never made a apology. [Extracted from the Report of The Presidential Truth Commission on Ethnic Violence (1981-1984)] On the night of 23rd July, around 11.30 p.m. 13 soldiers on a routine patrolling in the North, travelling in a jeep and a truck came under […]

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