Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold ...
Feb 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - Supporters of Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa hold up images of him during a protest in support of Sri Lanka in Colombo February 27, 2012. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanetham Pillay raised the issue that the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), dubbed the Darusman Report by Sri Lanka's government, had not dealt with the accountability issues raised in the UN panel report two days ahead of the 19th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, local media reported. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
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