ALRC Alternative Report on Sri Lanka to the CAT in 2005

[Report 1]

Systematic and widespread torture by the state institutions in Sri Lanka and absence of effective remedies for victims and their family members

An alternative report to the second periodic report of Sri Lanka to the Committee against Torture[*]

presented by the

Asian Legal Resource Centre

September 2005


[*] In consideration of reports submitted by States Parties under article 19 of the 
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; 
second periodic report of the State Party, due in 1999, submitted in 2004 (CAT/C/48/Add.2).

Full Report: MS Word format (840 KB) | PDF Format (1.43 MB)

 

[Report 2]

Prevalence of torture in Sri Lanka: Persisting problems and outstanding issues

An alternative report to the second periodic report of Sri Lanka to the Committee against Torture

presented by the Law and Society Trust, Sri Lanka and the Asian Human Rights Commission

October 2005


 

Full Report: MS Word format (557 KB) | PDF Format (683 KB)


 

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