The current ceasefire between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam marks a watershed moment for the government to finally implement effective policies to halt the disappearance phenomenon and address issues of reconciliation. Despite the recognition of a range of institutional initiatives to combat and document disappearances, such efforts have been largely ineffective. This Note provides some concrete strategies to help limit the disappearance phenomenon within the Sri Lankan context.
The Façade of Accountability: Disappearances in Sri Lanka,
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