Sri Lanka, torn by decades of war, internal strife, and repression exemplifies the extent to which human rights and peace in any nation could be endangered. Since mid-1970s, the threat posed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to the national integrity of Sri Lanka was recognized, and the Government of Sri Lanka has responded forcefully and decisively. In the process of eliminating the threat posed by the LTTE to the national integrity of the nation, widespread abuses of human rights occurred. The book reveals various forms of human rights abuses perpetrated by the Government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE while pursuing their goals. The book also analyzes the various allegations of human rights abuses against the GOSL and the LTTE.