Rights organisations denounce Sri Lanka's harsh suppression of demonstrators

The Sri Lankan government has been cracking down on peaceful demonstrators . The crackdown includes arrests, beating, and the brutal assault on the Gotagogama camp on July 22, 2022 .

Colombo (Sri Lanka), August 6, : The Sri Lankan government's brutal crackdown on peaceful demonstrators in the island nation includes arrests, beating, and the brutal assault on the Gotagogama camp on July 22, 2022, according to News Wire, according to a statement released by the groups.The Sri Lankan government must ensure that security forces do not use excessive force and will respect the interests of peaceful protesters at the Gotagogama site, which authorities have ordered to The Sri Lankan authorities should immediately suspend reprisals against anti-government demonstrators and protesters, since they were deemed criminals, freedom of expression was arbitrarily curtailed to forbid legitimate political expression, and the prosecution system is making excessive and disproportionate charges for acts of civil disobedience in the midst of a significant economic crisis.It also states that Sri Lanka's allies have repeatedly advised the government to protect human rights, but that their message was unheard.Sri Lanka's international partners should now make it abundantly clear that the government is obliged to fulfill its human rights obligations.

The group called on the Sri Lankan government to reverse the clampdown on resistance, and to make sure that people are allowed to participate in their freedom of expression and peaceful assembly safely, without fear of reprisals, it said.The groups also requested that the Sri Lankan government investigate allegations of torture and other mistreatment, including allegations of unlawful assembly carried out by innocent protesters, and that Front Line Defenders, Human Rights Watch, the International Organization for Human Rights, the International Organization for Human Rights,