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Sri Lanka
Practice Relating to Rule 96. Hostage-Taking
Sri Lanka’s Geneva Conventions Act (2006) includes the “taking of hostages”, a grave breach of the 1949 Geneva Convention IV, as an indictable offence. 
Sri Lanka, Geneva Conventions Act, 2006, Schedule IV: Article 147.
In 2009, in its combined third and fourth periodic reports to the Committee against Torture, Sri Lanka stated: “Recently arrests of two gangs involved in abduction for ransom in the Eastern Province contributed to a cessation of such incidents, though the need for constant vigilance continues in the context of terrorism and its aftermath.” 
Sri Lanka, Combined third and fourth periodic reports to the Committee against Torture, 23 September 2010, UN Doc. CAT/C/LKA/3-4, submitted 17 August 2009, § 56.