Sri Lanka: For peace in Sri Lanka, government should learn from past failures, say Catholic bishops

world | Feb 29, 2012 | By Asia News

Colombo - In a press release, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Sri Lanka has called on the government to dismantle illegal armed groups, draft a list of people who went missing during the civil war and translate all official government documents in both Sinhalese and Tamil. This way, the report issued by the Lessons Learnt e Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) set up by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to investigate the final phase of the war can be more effectively implemented. Released in December 2011 after a year's work, the report contains some proposals for national reconciliation.

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