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NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa whose condition deteriorated following a hunger strike he commenced seven days ago being taken to the National Hospital, Colombo yesterday. Pic by Kamal Bogoda

Alleged war crimes probe:
No foreign judges
BASL President

By Dasun Edirisinghe

Newly elected President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) U. R. de Silva yesterday opposed efforts being made to bring in foreign judges to probe war crimes allegations against the security forces.

Addressing the media at the BASL conference hall, de Silva said he had been against the proposal to involve foreign judges et al in a war crimes probe since it was first proposed by the UNHRC.



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