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According to Human Rights Watch, Sri Lankan security forces have been using rape and other forms of sexual violence to torture suspected members or supporters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The report was released on 26 February 2013 and can be downloaded from HRW website (http://www.hrw.org/news/2013/02/26/sri-lanka-rape-tamil-detainees)

While widespread rape in custody occurred during the armed conflict that ended in May 2009, the 141-page report, “‘We Will Teach You a Lesson’: Sexual Violence against Tamils by Sri Lankan Security Forces,” provides detailed accounts of 75 cases of alleged rape and sexual abuse that occurred from 2006-2012 in both official and secret detention centers throughout Sri Lanka. In the cases documented by Human Rights Watch, men and women reported being raped on multiple days, often by several people, with the army, police, and pro-government paramilitary groups frequently participating.

“The Sri Lankan security forces have committed untold…

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