Sri Lankan men and teens share horrendous stories of rape, torture and kidnap

Sri Lankan men and teens share horrendous stories of rape, torture and kidnap
 

Raped, branded or beaten repeatedly, more than 50 men from Sri Lanka’s Tamil ethnic minority say they were abducted and tortured under the country’s current government.
Previously unpublished accounts from the victims themselves highlight the affect of a bloody civil war in the country that ended in 2009.
The 26-year war was fought between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who were fighting for an independent homeland for the Tamil minority, and the Sinhalese-dominated government.
The Tigers, as they were known, were designated as a terrorist organisation after a wave of suicide... read more

 
8 November 2017 in Hot News, Views: 41
Source: Metro
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