HRCSLHuman Rights Commission of Sri Lanka
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The government permitted access to prisoners on a regular basis by the HRCSL and magistrates and gave the ICRC a limited mandate to monitor prison conditions.
By statute the HRCSL has wide powers and resources and may not be called as a witness in any court of law or be sued for matters relating to its official duties.
Although the HRCSL recommended a total sum of Rs 3,888,000 as compensation to the Petitioners, the relevant authorities have directed the Petitioners to await the conclusion of the proceedings which was pending before Eastern Province High Court wherein Corporal Sarath Jayasinghe Perera had been prosecuted for abduction and causing the disappearance of their son.