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UN rights body urges more thorough Sri Lanka probe into possible war crimes from civil war Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/03/21/un-rights-body-urges-more-thorough-sri-lanka-probe-into-possible-war-crimes/#ixzz2OXvZTW1L

GENEVA – The U.N.’s top human rights body has approved a U.S.-sponsored resolution calling on Sri Lanka to more thoroughly probe allegations of war crimes and other abuses during its quarter-century civil war.
By a 25-13 vote, the 47-nation Human Rights Council urged Sri Lanka’s government “to initiate credible and independent actions” to ensure justice and accountability for its conduct during the civil war.
The resolution follows a U.N. report alleging the government may be to blame for thousands of civilian deaths during the military campaign to defeat Tamil Tiger rebels.
Sri Lanka and other opponents criticized the measur

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