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SRI LANKA AT UNHRC – BIBILIOGRAPHY

SRI LANKA AT UNHRC – BIBILIOGRAPHY

 

Contents / Documents Related to Sri Lanka are organised in the following order in yearly basis:

OHRHC Investigation on Sri Lanka (OISL)

Reports Produced by UN/UNHRC

Reports by UN Special Rapporteurs

UN Human Rights Council Regular Sessions

  • Documents related to the 27 Session of  the UNHRC, September 2014
  • Documents related to the 26 Session of the UNHRC, June 2014
  • Documents related to the 25 Session of the UNHRC, March 2014
  • Documents related to the 24 Session of the UNHRC, September 2013 [This section  is still being constructed ]
  • Documents related to the 23 Session of the UNHRC, June 2013
  • Documents related to the 22 Session of the UNHRC, March 2013
  • Documents related to the 21 Session of the UNHRC, September 2012
  • Documents related to the 20 Session of the UNHRC, June 2012
  • Documents related to the 19 Session of the UNHRC, March 2012
  • Documents related to the 18 Session of the UNHRC, September 2011
  • Documents related to the 17 Session of the UNHRC, June 2011
  • Documents related to the 16 Session of the UNHRC, March 2011
  • Documents related to the 15 Session of the UNHRC, September 2010
  • Documents related to the 14 Session of UNHRC, June 2010
  • Documents related to the 13 Session of UNHRC, March 2010
  • Documents related to the 12 Session of UNHRC, September 2009
  • Documents related to the 11 Session of UNHRC, June 2009
  • Documents related to the 10 Session of UNHRC, March 2009

UN Human Rights Council Special Session

  • Documents related to the 11 Special Session of UNHRC, May 2009

Universal Periodic Review

  • Second Circle review on Sri Lanka, October 2012

Treaty Body Sessions

  • Review of Human Rights situation by Human Rights Committee- Oct 2014

 

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2016:

 

2015:

OHRHC Investigation on Sri Lanka (OISL)  2015

1. OISL Terms of References : PDF – OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka ToR

2. OISL Call for Submissions: PDF – OISL CallForSubmission 2014

3. OISL oral update September 2014: HRC.27.oral update of OISL by HC

4. OISL reports on Sri Lanka September 2015

 Comprehensive report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka

Report of the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka (OISL)

Fact sheet 01 Over view Report

Fact sheet 2 Allegations of torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, sexual and gender-based violence

Fact sheet 3 Violations related to deprivation of liberty and enforced disappearances

Fact sheet 4 Unlawful killings

Fact sheet 5 Abduction and forced recruitment of adults, recruitment and use of children in hostilities

Fact sheet 6 Control of movement by the LTTE

Fact sheet 7 Last phase and aftermath of the armed conflict

30th  Session of UNHRC, September 2015 

Resolution adopted  by the 30th session of UNHRC on Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka resolution HRC 30

Response of the Government of Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka resolution HRC 30 -Sri Lanka – Concerned Country

General Debate on Sri Lanka: positions taken by the countries  

Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_WEA_GD_Sri Lanka(1)

01 . Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Montenegro_GD_Srilanka

02. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Vietnam_GD_Srilanka

03.Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – Albania_GD_Srilanka_NV

04. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – Australia_GD_Srilanka

05. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – Czech_Republic_GD_Srilanka

06. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – Germany_GD_Srilanka

07. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – Macedonia_Sri Lanka

08. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – NewZealand_GD_Srilanka

09. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – Pakistan_GD_Srilanka

10. Sri Lanka resolution HRC 30 – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – General comments

11. Sri Lanka resolution HRC 30 Macedonia – General comments

12 Sri Lanka resolution HRC 30 – South Africa – Explanation of vote before the vote

13. Sri Lanka resolution HRC 30 – India – Explanation of vote after the vote

14. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30-France_GD_Srilanka

15. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_USA_GD_Srilanka_final

16. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Switzerland_sri_lanka_NV(2)

17. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Norway_Sri Lanka

18. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Myanmar_GD_Srilanka

19. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Canada_Sri Lanka

20. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Belgium_GD_Srilanka

21. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 -Republic_for_Korea_GD_Srilanka

22. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 -Estonia_GD_Srilanka

23.Debate on OISL report at HRC 30- Denmark _Sri Lanka(1)

24. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _United_Kingdom_GD_Srilanka

25. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _Fiji_GD_Srilanka

26. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30- UNICEF Sri Lanka HRC Sept 2015

Statements made by the NGOs:

01.Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 – AI Oral Statement on Sri Lanka 30 September Final(1)

02. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _Alliance Creative Community Projects_GD_Srilanka

03.Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Association Mauritienne_GD_Srilanka

04. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_WEA_GD_Sri Lanka(1)

05 .Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _IMADR_GD_Srilanka

06. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _Lawyers_Rights_watch_GD_Srilanka

07. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _Liberation_GD_Srilanka

08. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30 _UN_Watch_GD_Srilanka

09. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30.Suresh P_Association des Jeunes_GD_Srilanka

10. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Association Burkinabe_GD_Srilanka

11. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_ICJ_GD_Srilanka

12. Debate on OISL report at HRC 30_Minority_Rights_Group_GD_Srilanka

 

Reports Produced by UN/UNHRC on Sri Lanka ( Under Construction)

Reports by UN Special Rapporteurs on Sri Lanka as PDFs

Preliminary observations of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances at the conclusion of its visit to Sri Lanka (9-18 November 2015) ,

Observations by the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Mr. Pablo de Greiff, on the conclusion of his recent visit to Sri Lanka  (2015)

April 2015 Report of the SP on the HR of Migrants, François Crépeau

June 2014 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani

2008 Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman

2006 Report of the SP on Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary arrest

 

UN Human Rights Council Regular Sessions

Documents related to the 27 Session of UNHRC, September 2014

Member states references on Sri Lanka

Oral statements by NGOs:

 

  • Documents related to the 25 Session of UNHRC, March 2014 ( Under Construction)

UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka: Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka March 2014

  •  Documents related to the 24 Session of UNHRC, September 2013 ( Under Construction)

 

 

UN Human Rights Council Special Sessions ( Under Construction)

  • Documents related to the 11 Special Session of UNHRC, May 2009

 

Universal Periodic Review ( Under Construction)

Second Circle review on Sri Lanka, October 2012 Aug 2012 report Universal Periodic Review

Civil society submissions here

Adoption in the Plenary here

First  Circle review on Sri Lanka 2008 2008 Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review

For all Sri Lanka UPR related documents visit UPRINFO Sri Lanka Page

Treaty Body Sessions

  • Human Rights Committee 2014

Consideration of Sri Lanka Report  7/8 October 2014; (CCPR – International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 112 session )

1. State party’s (Sri Lanka) replies to the List of Issues (PDF) : HR Committee 112 session Sri Lanka Oct 2014 Replies of Sri Lanka to the list of issues

2. (Common) Core Document (PDF): HR Committee 112 session Sri Lanka Oct 2014 CORE DOCUMENT FORMING PART OF THE REPORTS

3. List of issues: List of issues in relation to the fifth periodic report

 

   4. Info from Civil Society Organizations (for LOIs):

Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) View document
Freedom from Torture View document
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) View document
Public Interest Advocacy Centre’s (PIAC) View document
REDRESS and the Asia Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) View document
Tamil Civil Society Forum in Sri Lanka View document
The British Tamils Forum View document

    

   5.Info from Civil Society Organizations (for the session):

Freedom from Torture View document
Amnesty International View document
Asian Legal Resource Centre View document
Asian Legal Resource Centre View document
British Tamils Forums View document
Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA). View document
Centre for Policy Alternatives View document
FOKUS WOMEN View document
Franciscans International Submission View document
Global Initiative for Sexuality and Human Rights View document
IMADR SUBMISSION TO THE CEDAW COMMITTEE REVIEW View document
International Commission of Jurists View document
International Commission of Jurists – Annex – I View document
International Commission of Jurists – Annex – II View document
International Commission of Jurists – Annex -III View document
International Commission of Jurists -Annex – IV View document
International Fellowship Of Reconciliation (IFOR) View document
ISHR and FORUM-ASIA View document
Joint Submission by a group of Civil Society Organisations in Sri Lanka View document
NRC-IDMC submission View document
Secretariat for the Muslims (SFM) View document
Secretariat for the Muslims (SFM) – ANNEX View document
Sri Lanka Advocacy View document
Sri Lanka reprisals letter-final View document
Tamil Civil Society Forum View document
UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation View document 
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 2012

May 2012 Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

  • Committee against Torture 2011

Dec 2011 Concluding observations of the Committee against Torture

  • Committee on the Rights of the Child 201o

Oct 2010 Committee on the Rights of the Child – Concluding observations

  • Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families 2009

Dec 2009 Concluding observations of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families

  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial discrimination 2001

2001 Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial discrimination

 

 

 

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