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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Rajapaksa and War

gotabaya rajapaksa: He said last week that if he wins, he won't recognize an agreement the government made with the U.N. Human Rights Council to investigate alleged war crimes during the civil war, according to CTV. On Friday, Rajapaksa said he will not allow any foreign force to make any unnecessary interference in Sri Lanka. Gotabaya Rajapaksa said former Tamil Tiger rebels who are imprisoned for their actions in the war would also be released after rehabilitation. Rajapaksa served as a powerful defence official during the war under his brother, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He is considered the leading candidate in the Nov. 16 presidential election. He has been accused of condoning rape, extrajudicial executions and abductions, charges he denies. ( As reported in the news.