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Last modified on: 2/5/2013 10:32:00 AM No evidence of torture on Tamil returnees - Burt

No evidence of torture on Tamil returnees - Burt

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for South Asia, Alistair Burt who visited Sri Lanka last week, said there was no evidence of any torture on Tamil returnees returning to the country.

Speaking to the BBC following his two-day visit to Sri Lanka, Burt said the British authorities probe every claim of torture and if there is any evidence they will be produced to the courts when considering asylum requests.

Courtesy : Daily News

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