07.27.22

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Sri Lanka

The corrupt Rajapaksa brothers, with the backing of the military and police, ran Sri Lanka as a family business while the people suffered every hardship, abuse, and indignity. They and other senior officials in their government and the security forces should be prosecuted and appropriately punished, and the country finally put on a path of representative democracy that renounces politics based on ethnicity and repression. 

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