This guide, authored by REDRESS and the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI), aims to assist practitioners gather evidence of conflict and atrocity-related sexual violence in Sri Lanka. It complements the second edition of the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict which was published in March 2017 by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). This guide is intended for practitioners who work in and on Sri Lanka.
It looks at the specific context for such violence in Sri Lanka, the forms it commonly takes and impacts it may have, available legal avenues for justice at the domestic and international levels, specific evidential and procedural requirements and practical issues that may arise when documenting sexual violence crimes in the country. All users are free to update, correct and adapt the Supplement as needed. IICI has also arranged a Tamil translation of the International Protocol (second edition), also linked here.