This joint submission to the UN Committee Against Torture aims to provide further information concerning the Committee’s list of issues to be considered during the examination of the combined third and fourth periodic reports of Sri Lanka.

Co-authored by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, the Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims, and Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture, this report seeks to identify the systemic problems in legislation and practice in Sri Lanka in response to the critical points highlighted and the questions posed by the Committee in the List of Issues and Conclusions and Recommendations on Sri Lanka’s second (previous) periodic report.