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EU calls for end to human right violations in Sri Lanka

LUXEMBOURG, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- The European Union expressed here Tuesday concerns over the continuation of human rights violatiosn and humanitarian crisis In Sri Lanka.
"The EU is particularly concerned by the continuing humanitarian crisis and the unacceptable situation for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) still detained in closed camps. Indiscriminate detention of IDPs in Sri Lanka is a clear violation of international law," said EU foreign ministers in a statement after their two-day meeting in Luxembourg.
The ministers expressed serious concern "with continuing reports of abductions, disappearances and extrajudicial killings," and called for an end all human rights violations.
The EU repeated its call for "possible violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law by all actors to be subject to independent and credible inquiry." (end) nk.bs KUNA 272200 Oct 09NNNN