An X-ray of the Sri Lankan policing system & torture of the poor
This is the 3rd report produced on police torture and other abuses in Sri Lanka by AHRC and ALRC. The first report entitled Special Report: Torture committed by the police in Sri Lanka was published in the ALRC's bi-monthly publication article 2, vol 1, no.4 in August 2002. The second report entitled Second Special Report: Torture and the collapse of policing in Sri Lanka was published in the February 2004 edition of article 2, vol 3, no.1. Together, these three reports present a significant number of cases establishing a pattern of systematic torture taking place at police stations and during routine criminal investigations throughout Sri Lanka.
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