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Sri Lanka faulted on war crimes inquiry

GENEVA — The United Nations’ top human rights official faulted Sri Lanka on Wednesday for failing to investigate reports of widespread killings and other atrocities toward the end of its bloody quarter-century civil war.

In her report to the UN ­Human Rights Council, High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay also said opposition leaders are still being killed or abducted and the government has made no arrests in cases of disappearances.

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