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* Sri Lankan President appoints two more to the advisory panel of missing persons commission
Tue, Aug 19, 2014, 01:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed two more members to the panel of international experts advising the Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka.

The two appointees are Indian human rights activist Avdash Kaushal and a Pakistani law expert Ahmer B. Soofi.

President Rajapaksa announced the appointment of the two experts in a message to the micro blog site Twitter.

Kaushal is a human rights and civil liberties activist heading a non-governmental organization called Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK) in India while Ahmer Bilal Soofi is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and an international law expert.

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on July 15th appointed three internationally renowned legal luminaries - Sir Desmond de Silva, Sir Jeffrey Nice and Professor David Crane - to serve on the Advisory Council to the Commission of Inquiry.

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