A Sri Lankan woman holds a placard in pr

Staff Correspondent | Published on January 10, 2013 at 12:38 am

A Sri Lankan woman holds a placard in protest, outside the Saudi Arabia embassy in Colombo on November 9, 2010, to spare the life of a Sri Lankan housemaid convicted of killing an infant. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse has appealed for the king of Saudi Arabia to spare the life of a Sri Lankan house maid convicted of killing an infant, his office said. Rizana Nafeek was found guilty of killing a four-month-old baby boy in her care while working in the Gulf kingdom in 2005. Photo taken couretsy from HRW website

A Sri Lankan woman holds a placard in protest, outside the Saudi Arabia embassy in Colombo on November 9, 2010, to spare the life of a Sri Lankan housemaid convicted of killing an infant. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse has appealed for the king of Saudi Arabia to spare the life of a Sri Lankan house maid convicted of killing an infant, his office said. Rizana Nafeek was found guilty of killing a four-month-old baby boy in her care while working in the Gulf kingdom in 2005. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)


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A Sri Lankan woman holds a placard in pr

A Sri Lankan woman holds a placard in protest, outside the Saudi Arabia embassy in Colombo on November 9, 2010, to spare the life of ...