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men.a u.s: Kapila Waidyaratne and Sri Lanka

men.a u.s: The government of Sri Lanka is for zero tolerance with regard to sexual abuse and so on, Waidyaratne told The Associated Press as he attended the U.N. Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial conference in Vancouver, according to Metro News. The allegations came in a Nov. 8 report by the AP on the asylum seekers and their claims of being abducted and tortured by Sri Lanka's current government. Kapila Waidyaratne called the claims of abuses baseless and unfounded. The Tamils said they were raped, branded or beaten repeatedly. The United States condemns torture, rape, and sexual violence anywhere in the world. The AP reviewed 32 medical and psychological evaluations and interviewed 20 men.A U.S. State Department spokesperson said they are concerned by the allegations against Sri Lanka's security services. ( As reported in the news.