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UN rights chief ‘troubled’ by new Sri Lanka army chief

GENEVA: UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said she is “deeply troubled” by Sri Lanka’s appointment of an accused war criminal as army chief, as global concern mounts over the nomination. Major General Shavendra Silva, 55, was elevated to the army’s second-highest position of chief of staff in January before his ...

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