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RSF to facilitate drafting an “International Declaration on Information and Democracy”

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I had great hope in the new Government – Navi Pillay

By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan. Renowned international Jurist and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, claimed that the violent attack against Muslims...

USA moving away from the HR standards it requires from other states – Pillay

UN Human Rights Commissioner, Navi Pillay, has said that she remains unfazed by derogatory remarks and accusations made against her by Sri Lankan officials. Speaking...

“Navy Pillai – A Great Guardian of Human Rights in Contemporary world”: Lawyers Collective, SL

Commenting on the imminent retirement of Ms. Navy Pillai as the Commissioner of UN Human Rights Council, Lawyers Collective of Sri Lanka lauds her...

NGOs bid farewell to High Commissioner Pillay

It was the last meeting of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, with civil society actors that engage with human rights bodies...

U.N. Chief Says Access not a must for SL war crimes probe

By Nita Bhalla, Reuters-- The United Nations can conduct an effective investigation into reports of war crimes in Sri Lanka without visiting the country, said...

Tribute to Navi Pillay from Sri Lankan activist

By Sunanda Deshapriya-- Navi Pillay, the UN High Commssioner for Human Rights will conplete her term end of this month, after being the person who...

Navi Pillay trying to make Prabhakaran’s dreams a reality – Minister

The so-called UN 'probe' is only a big show. This is because the whole world knows that the conclusion and the report are already...

Israel actions could amount to war crimes – Pillay

Navi Pillay - The situation in the occupied Gaza Strip is critical for the civilians living there and requires your urgent attention. Since Israel...

SLMC endorses Pillay’s stand on religious extremism in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress leader and Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem yesterday demanded that the government take punitive action against those who had been inciting...

Sri Lanka : Navi Pillay alarmed at communal violence

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed her deep alarm at inter-communal violence taking place in south-western Sri Lanka in which...

UN urges Sri Lanka to engage constructively with international community

I support - BanThe United Nations encourages the Sri Lankan Government to engage constructively with the international community, to strengthen the existing domestic reconciliation...

My Office has now put in place a staff team for the Sri Lanka Inquiry – Navi Pillay

All set for the SL inquiry ''I note also that last month marked the fifth anniversary of the end of the war in...

Minister Hakeem stands by report to Navi Pillay on anti-minority violence

Navi Pillay  with Rauf HakeemSri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader and Justice Minister Rauff Hakem says he stands by his decision to submit a...

Sri Lanka debate at UNHRC 25: Positions of the countires and Tactics that failed

 UNHRC Requests High Commissioner to Undertake a Comprehensive Investigation into Alleged Serious Human Rights Violations in Sri Lanka  Pillay: a  madate to go ahead (UN...

Sri Lanka war criems:New evidence continues to emerge, and witnesses are willing to come forward – Navi Pillay

Navi Pillay ( UN photo)HC opening statement on 26th March 2014 at HRC 25:I am pleased to introduce to the present session of the...

UN Human Rights HC Pillay is a liar says SriLanka minister, Samarasinghe

SamarasingheThe Government, today castigated the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay calling her a “liar” who is bent on being aggressive with...

Report presented by SLMC to HC Navi Pillay: Religious Violence in Sri Lanka Jan 2013 – Dec 2013

SLMC leader Hakeem with HC Navi PillayAn update of “Muslims’ Concerns” presented by the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress to the United Nations High Commissioner...

Time has come for the Council to establish its own international inquiry mechanism on Sri Lanka – HC Navi Pillay in her annual report

Navi Pillay and Ban ki-Moon at the opening session Opening Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights  (to be...

Commissions of Inquiry have highlighted massive violations which demand engagement by the Security Council and ICC – Navi Pillay

Remarks by the High Commissioner for Human Rights to the opening of the twenty-fifth session of the Human Rights Council3 March 2014“Today I address...

GoSL response to Pillay report failed to argue in Sri Lanka’s favour

Sunday Times Editorial: Geneva: Be substantive, not combative Slowly but surely, the dreaded United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions have stealthily crept up....

Sri Lanka: TNA welcomes HC Navi Pillay report; emphasis impermissibility of amnesty for gross violations of HR

War victim in Sri LankaThe Tamil National Alliance (TNA) welcomes the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on promoting reconciliation...

Sri Lanka: Pillay report next week: Western powers likely to base resolution on it

Even the help of deities is being sought to defeat the latest United States backed resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights...

High Commissioner Navi Pillay report on Sri Lanka leaked: international inquiry mechanism recommended

Pillay’s bombshell report corners Rajapaksa regime A damning 20-page report from United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay became the subject of close...

The key now is to implement thelaws and standards to make enjoyment of human rights a reality on the ground – Navi Pillay

A 20-20 Human Rights VisionStatement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay for Human Rights Day, 10 December...

Sri Lanka govt not answerable for civil war deaths: foreign minister

 “Sri Lanka is not stalling,”Peiris told The Associated PressNew York: Sri Lanka’s foreign minister said his government has no case to answer over the...

Tamil Net says Navi Pillay is lying on her visit to Sri Lanka

Question raised on truth of Navi Pillay statement (Tamil Net)UN Human Rights chief Ms Navanetham Pillay, in a press interview in Colombo towards the...

US backs Pillay on Lanka

The US State Department says the US backs the oral report and comments made on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human...

Sri Lanka: If LLRC recommendations are not carried out by March next year then the council should consider credible international investigations

Pillay interviewed by ABC journalist ''And this is where the human rights council comes in, they have urged Sri Lanka to implement their...
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