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Full statement: Sri Lanka Govt rejects UN Rights Commission’s report to HRC 46

Image: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet  (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP -timesofisrael)

The government of Sri Lanka has sent its “Observations of the GoSL on the report of the OHCHR on Sri Lanka (A/HRC/46/20)” to all diplomatic missions in Geneva, rejecting the High Commissioners report.

“It is important to point out that the tone and substance of the report far beyond the legitimate scope of OHCHR, seek to establish a dangerous precedent that has grave repercussions for all sovereign States.” the report says in its conclusion.

Here is the section on Conclusions and recommendations:

 

Observations of the GoSL on the report of the OHCHR on Sri Lanka (A/HRC/46/20) GoSL responses to OHCHR report 2021 Feb

 

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