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UNHRC: The resolution (A/HRC/22/L.1/Rev1) on promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka, adopted by a vote of 25 in favour, 13 against and 8...

REMIGIUSZ A. HENCZEL, President of the Human Rights Council declaring the result  Action on Resolution on Promoting Reconciliation and Accountability in Sri Lanka   (To...

Sri Lanka slams Pillay; Report has gone beyond mandate

Minister Samarasinghe:delete all references to the PoE Report as it was not referred to in the Resolution 19/2(AD) Sri Lanka today addressing the 22nd...

India to move amendments to UN resolution on Sri Lanka

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on the right New Delhi: India will move amendments to the UN resolution against Sri Lanka at Geneva later...

More Support Foreseen for US Resolution on Sri Lanka at UNHRC in Geneva This Year Than Last Year-NYT

SriLanka Lion flag at UNHRC ( photo: SLB)NICK CUMMING-BRUCEGENEVA — The United Nations Human Rights Council is preparing to vote this week on...

Has India watered down UN resolution against SL yet again?

G Pramod Kumar The Indian government seems to have been successful in watering down the proposed second US resolution against Sri Lanka at the...

US explains human rights resolution against Sri Lanka

The conflict claimed up to 1,00,000 lives, according to UN estimates, and both sides are accused of war crime Washington: The US is...

UNHRC Sri Lanka resolution : A vote would expose who had sided with the US for their benefit & countries influenced by the...

Voting at UNHRC on SL resolution , March 2012 GoSL rejects joint resolution, stage set for Geneva vote By Shamindra Ferdinando Sri Lanka’s refusal...

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha proposes amendments ( to Indian Govt) to US resolution at UNHRC

India must take a historic stance on Tamils issue: Jayalalithaa< a href="http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/india-must-take-a-historic-stance-on-tamils-issue-jayalalithaa/article4521728.ece?textsize=large&test=1" title="Large Text Size" >T+</a> · <a href="http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/india-must-take-a-historic-stance-on-tamils-issue-jayalalithaa/article4521728.ece?textsize=small&test=2" title="Small Text...

Centre cool to DMK’s demand for declaring civilian deaths as ‘genocide’

"The Dravida Munnetra Kazhgam’s demand for declaring the civilian deaths in the Sri Lankan conflict as genocide is an overstatement, especially in the context...

UNP shows its true Colours:Ranil says Govt. has signed too many HR treaties

Even as Sri Lanka comes under heavy international scrutiny about its human rights record in Geneva this month, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe...

UN special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Refused Entry

Frank La RueThe government has refused to accede to a request by the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to...

Sri Lanka: India to support credible independent international probe

Chidambaram hints at likely vote against Sri Lanka at UN meetClick to Expand & PlayKaraikudi, Tamil Nadu: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today hinted at...

Sri Lanka: Calling Attention to Human Rights

ISHARA S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images/NewscomThe United States recently introduced its second United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution...

Sri Lanka issue: DMK threatens to pull out ministers

"DMK will find it meaningless to continue in the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-led Cabinet if our demand is not obliged to," party...

US disappointed that GoSL rejected the call to implement the LLRC recommendations

Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain DonahoeU.S. Statement at the Adoption of the UPR Report on Sri LankaMarch 15, 2013The United States welcomes the return of the...

The National Plan Action includes merely a fraction of the 285 recommendations made by LLRC – Forum Asia

Pooja Patel: appalled at the Sri Lankan delegation’s claim that the military offers “no intrusive presence impacting on civilian life” in the northFriday,...

Sri Lanka has rejected recommendation to ratify ILO Convention 189 while the country enjoys the remittance from migrant workers as high as...

Nimalka Fernanda: We are talking about men, women and children whose lives are at risk or in danger.Thank you Mr. President,  This is a...

Today, 7 long years have passed since my son’s murder, without any justice or decision from the Sri Lankan courts! – Dr. Manoharan @UNHRC

Dr. Manoharan at UNHRC; Where is justice for my sonMr PresidentMy name is Dr. Kasippillai Manoharan. On 2 January 2006, Sri Lankan soldiers brutally...

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 ...
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