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UPR- Sri Lanka session in 3 days; USA leads in advance questions to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will come under Universal Periodic Review  of the UN Human Rights Council on  15th of November at Palais des nations, in Geneva. 'The...

SLB-UPR papers No 04/2017: Rights of persons with disabilities (PwDs)

  Rights of persons with disabilities (PwDs) FACTS Although Sri Lanka boasts of a diverse populace, there is virtually no recognition of PwDs as a part of...

SLB- UPR papers No 03/2017 : Up-country Tamil Plantation Community (Estate sector)

  Up-country Tamil Plantation Community (Estate sector) FACTS Estate sector workers are predominately Tamil, of Indian origin and Sri Lankan citizens. They have been working in Tea...

SLB- UPR Papers No 02/2017: Militarisation and Enforced Disappearances

  Militarisation of the North in Sri Lanka FACTS Government has not implemented any promised security sector reforms in order to pave the way for de-militarisation of...

SLB UPR Papers no 01/2017: Freedom of Expression, Peaceful Assembly & Association

    Freedom of Expression. FACTS. Only a few investigations in to killings, abductions and assaults of journalists during the decade ending in 2015 have been initiated. No...

UN UPR and women’s rights in Sri Lanka – Shreen Saroor

At Sri Lanka’s last UPR, the Government accepted recommendations from South Africa and Iran (numbers 127.68 and 127.69). These recommendations called on Sri Lanka...

Promises made to IC must be absorbed into the UPR to prevent them from running on parallel tracks – Nimalka Fernando

Image: Dr. Nimalka Fernando speaking at the side event. ©s.deshapriya. Speaking at a side event at  36th session of the UNHRC, Dr. Nimalka Fernando, chair...
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