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Sri Lanka: Survival calls on UN to stand up for Wanniyala-Aetto

Many Wanniyala-Aetto have been fined for hunting in their forest. Some have even been shot dead.© SurvivalOn March 15, the United Nations Human Rights...

The Numbers Never Lie: A Comprehensive Assessment of Sri Lanka’s LLRC Progress

Download the report in full here, or view in inline here.The Social ArchitectsIntroductionNearly four years since the end of the country’s civil...

Appeal from the Tamil Civil Society to the International Community regarding the upcoming resolution in the UNHRC on Sri Lanka

The agenda of the present regime is to buy time to complete its agenda of Sinhalisation in the North and East ''Regarding the...

UNHRC: Sri Lanka Resolution finalised ( 3rd draft attached)

The meeting in Progress @ Room no 27Today ( 13.03.2013) an informal discussion on the  3rd draft of the US sponsored resolution on Promoting...

Sri Lankan opposition raps gov’t inaction on U.S. resolution at UNHRC

Sri Lanka's main opposition leader on Wednesday called for the government to take key steps including holding elections in the country's former northern war...

Military in Political role: Jaffna Commander praises and blames politicians

Inimical forces trying to achieve what LTTE couldn't - Security Forces Jaffna Commander Major General Mahinda Haturusinge published in CDN, State Daily)'''The only problem...

‘Rehabilitated’ LTTE members forced to participate in anti UN protests in the North

Part of the pretest ( photo CDN)Reports received by GTN says that the forces were forcibly collecting people from Mullaitheevu and Kilinochchi localities to...

Sri Lanka: The creation of International investigative mechanism would be a crucial step in ensuring accountability, challenging the culture of impunity, and enabling reconciliation

Siobhain McDonagh: What is happening to women in fformer war zone is not acceptable Facing life after the war in Sri Lanka by ...

NO FIRE ZONE: Do you have hopes of such an investigation ever happening? Yes, I do – Callum Macrae

Peter Splinter of AI ( left) Callum Macrae (right) discussing g the film at UNHRC side event on 1st March 2013 After the screening...

Envoys in Geneva are Vagrants, – Sri Lanka minister Mervyn Silva

There will be no room for foreign conspiracies if the Ministry of External Affairs too, existed under President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Minister Mervyn...

The ongoing 22nd sessions of the UNHRC in Geneva were a rallying point for anti-Sri Lankan elements – Gotabhaya

Gotabhaya warns of Western Trojan horses through special projects,  USD one million offered for two NGOsShamindra FerdinandoDefence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa alleged that large scale...

Hope and reconciliation: Healing Sri Lanka’s wounds of conflict

Mary Robinson with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who she and the rest of Nelson Mandela's Elders group refer to as 'the Arch'. Attila Photograph:Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty...

Arrest ‘traitors’ who went to Geneva – Lead stroy weekend Lakbima News paper

The Lakbima Newspaper quoting internal government sources reports that there is an attempt to arrest the five TNA MP’s including  NGO activists currently in...

Economic Sanctions and War Crimes Tribunals against SL not possible through UNHRC

As the UNHRC sessions heats up, one of the questions in the minds of most members of the public is whether the UNHRC can...

Geneva: Sri Lanka preparing for another international embarrassment

Participants at the consultative meeting on 08th March @ UNHRCThe 2nd draft resolution was taken up on the 8th afternoon for discussion by the...

INDIA: The nemesis of a resolution

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights CommissionThe US sponsored resolution against neighbouring Sri Lanka has become a discussion point in India. Debates in...

Geneva: Second draft of the US resolution on Sri Lanka at UNHRC

Please find  below the second draft of the US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka, that will submitted to on going UNHRC 22 session. Note...

The Nandikadal Diplomacy

DR DAYAN JAYATILLEKA“Someday we will find ourselves in a diplomatic Elephant Pass or worse still, a diplomatic Nandikadal”. If we lose...

Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on advice and technical assistance for the Government of Sri Lanka...

The  Lessons  Learnt  and  Reconciliation  Commission  made  significant  and  far-reaching recommendations towards reconciliation and strengthening the rule of law in Sri Lanka, despite its...

UNHRC March: TNA to intervene; Wimal accuse CJ playing for UNHRC

TNA to highlight plight of Tamils at UNHRC sessions .The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said today it would use all the means and resources...
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