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Recommendations HRC- Sri Lanka re Office of Missing Persons

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka welcomes and commends the adoption of Office on Missing Persons (Establishment, Administration and Discharge of Functions) Act...

Suddenly Rajapaksa Appointed HRC Wants Human Rights!

Commissioner of the Human Rights Council of Sri Lanka (HRCSL), Dr Prathibha Mahanamahewam has now started to campaign for Human Rights in Sri Lanka....

HRC Warns Public Officers On Misuse Of Position And Power

Human Rights Commission Of Sri Lanka Issued A Directive To All Public Officers Of Sri Lanka On The Presidential Election 2015. December 26, 2014 A directive...

HRC of Sri Lanka develops its own Programme of Work on Reconciliation working with international experts

Lawrence Mushwana, Chair of the South African HRCThe working session held in Colombo on 22 – 23 May, brought together the Chairman, Justice Priyantha...

Rights Now challenges the Human Rights Commission’s lame excuses on postponing National Torture Inquiry

Sudarshana Gunawardena.Rights Now Collective for Democracy challenged the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) to be transparent about real reasons as to why...

Sri Lanka: HRCSL should defend human rights, not the regime

 The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) had submitted to President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem, recommendations in order to...

Sri lanka: Revisions to HRCSL Act submitted to President

Niranjala AriyawanshaChairman of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL), Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa, said revisions to the existing Human Rights Commission of Sri...

Letter to Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka on the postponed Tortutre Commission

The following text was sent as a letter addressing the Chairman, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka today. It was signed by...

Sri Lanka to set up National Inquiry on Torture, It will be monitored by Commonwealth, says Kamalesh Sharma

<a href="http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/sri-lanka-to-set-up-national-inquiry-on-torture-says-kamalesh-sharma/article5330283.ece?textsize=large&test=1" title="Large Text Size" >T+</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;·&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/sri-lanka-to-set-up-national-inquiry-on-torture-says-kamalesh-sharma/article5330283.ece?textsize=small&test=2" title="Small Text Size">T-</a>  “We are also putting in place a...

Human Rights Commission to amend its Act in order to file contempt of court cases

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) is to submit a draft of amendments to the Human Rights Commission Act before cabinet to...

The HRC’s effectiveness has increased dramatically focusing on some of the most egregious HR violators, and providing HRDs a voice – Ambassador Donahoe

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain DonahoeU.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council“The Human Rights Council: How relevant is it and what is the role of...
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Gravely concerned about the deteriorating HR situation in Sri Lanka IBAHRI urges UNHRC to adopt the recommendations of the UN High Commissioner

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