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Legal profession under threat in Sri Lanka

Friday, November 28th, 2008

[ UPI Asia ]

In recent months, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka has passed several resolutions regarding lawyers who have come under attack. One such resolution concerned an attorney who had been subjected to intimidation and threats in a case involving the assassination of a client who was pursuing cases against the Sri Lankan police on allegations of bribery and torture. Sri Lankan lawyers also face death threats if they appear for alleged terrorist suspects.

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