Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations

Frank Augstein/Associated Press In this July 18, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #199 shows the scars on his back during an interview in London.

GENEVA — Sri Lanka’s government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press investigation that found more than 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year.