A complaint to the Attorney General of Singapore to arrest Gotabhaya

lawyers of the International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) have submitted a criminal complaint to the Attorney General of Singapore demanding the immediate arrest of Former President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for alleged war crimes. They have pointed out in that complaint that during the 2009 civil war, Rajapaksa seriously violated the Geneva Conventions when he was the Defense Secretary. Reuters reports that lawyers from the International Truth and Justice Project have indicated that based on universal jurisdiction, Gotabaya Rajapaksa can be prosecuted in Singapore.

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