Rights group seeks ex-Sri Lanka president’s Singapore arrest

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A rights group gathering evidence on Sri Lanka’s alleged rights abuses said it filed a criminal complaint with Singapore’s Attorney General, seeking to arrest former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa for his alleged role in war crimes it is claimed were committed during the island nation’s civil war that ended more than a decade ago. Lawyers from the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) – an evidence-gathering organisation administered by a South Africa-based nonprofit foundation – filed the complaint, requesting the immediate arrest of Rajapaksa for his role as the secretary o…

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