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UN wants international judges in Sri Lanka war crimes court

The United Nations on Wednesday detailed horrific abuses committed in Sri Lanka`s civil war, including the disappearance of tens of thousands of people, and said the country needed international help to probe war crimes and enable reconciliation.

UN report on Sri Lanka civil war documents 'brutal use of torture', sexual violence

UN report on Sri Lanka civil war documents 'brutal use of torture', sexual violence

Lifting the lid off several horrific crimes committed during years of Sri Lankan civil war, a new UN report has documented widespread use of torture, sexual violence, enforced disappearances and extra-judicial killings during the 26-year-war.