By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US imposes travel ban on Sri Lankan army chief

The US State Department has imposed a travel ban on Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the recently appointed Commander of the Sri Lankan Army and Acting Chief of Defence Staff on the basis of his involvement in gross violations of human rights. In his capacity as Commander of the 58th Division of the Sri Lankan Army, he was allegedly involved in …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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