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New torture claims in US case against ex-Sri Lankan official

Jun. 26, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military and police forces led by Sri Lanka's former defense secretary, now a presidential hopeful, repeatedly tortured and raped political opponents, in some cases branding them with hot metal rods and lashing them with electrical cables, according to new allegations made Wednesday by 10...

No Mass for Sri Lanka's Catholics; no veils for Muslim women

Apr. 28, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

AMPARA, Sri Lanka (AP) — The effects of Sri Lanka's Easter suicide bombings reverberated across two faiths Sunday, with Catholics shut out of their churches for fear of new attacks, left with only a televised Mass, and Muslim women ordered to stop wearing veils in public. Many across the nation knelt...