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Exclusive: Evidence of ongoing torture of Sri Lankan Tamils

Al Jazeera has uncovered allegations and evidence of security forces continuing to use torture against Tamils in Sri Lanka.

It’s more than three years since President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in Sri Lanka.

He took over from a government which was accused of human rights abuses during the war against Tamil separatists.

Sirisena had promised a less authoritarian style of leadership.

But Al Jazeera has seen disturbing evidence of continuing torture.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips has this exclusive reports from London.