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* Sri Lanka movement accuses prison authorities of taking prisoners' signatures forcibly
Sat, Dec 29, 2012, 09:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Movement for People's Struggles says the prison authorities violated the human rights of the inmates of the Welikada prison by forcibly taking their signatures on empty papers.

The Movement says in its communiqué that over 100 defence personnel entered the Welikada prison on December 27 and made a large number of detainees to sign empty papers.

According to the communiqué officials of the Criminal Investigation Department, Colombo Crime Division and Terrorist Investigation Division took part in this emergency operation.

Movement for People's Struggles says that this is a suspicious move and the government should be responsible for the safety of the prisoners.

A clash at the Welikada prison between he authorities and inmates last month killed 27 and injured 43.



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