Deported Sri Lankans Allege to Torture in Colombo

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15 Sri Lankan nationals were given refugee status in the United Kingdom, as a result of the work of Solicitor Kulasegaram Geetharthanan. In a Freedom of Information request, it was found that the 15 deportees managed to escape back to Britain between the end of the Civil War in 2009 and September 2012.

They claim that they were tortured by security forces in Sri Lanka, though this claim has been disputed by Tory (Conservative) Ministers in the UK.

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