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Principle of non-refoulement – prohibition on forced return of person to country where his/her life or freedom would be threatened – in 1951 Refugee Convention & more broadly under customary international law is clear, UNHCR pointed out.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48211#.U7v5KJRX-uY25-07-2011boatpeople

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Highly recommend this critical article by human rights activist, Bianca Jagger, who exposes a sanctioned & coordinated program with different Sri Lanka Security forces operating in secret camps for torture & sexual violence of both men & women which has been ignored in the global agenda.