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Time is running out for victims in Sri Lanka, IC should intervene says TCHR.

 In Sri Lanka families of the disappeared is still waiting for justice. Image courtesy of AI.

In a letter to the The President, and Members and Delegates to the upcoming  34th Session of the  UN Human Rights Council  to  S. V. Kirubaharan, General Secretary of the Tamil Centre for Human Rights – TCHR,  says that It is imperative that the International Community continue its scrutiny of Sri Lanka’s human rights record and indeed intensify and sharpen its efforts. Further the letter says that  the time is running out for war victims to get justice.

In the letter, TCHR, requests the members of the Human Rights Council to be prudent during the present scrutiny of human rights in Sri Lanka.  “Sri Lanka excels in delivering sweet words but when it comes to action, it is empty-handed!  We are pleading on behalf of the victims, with all those who respect human rights, justice and reconciliation, to ensure that Sri Lanka fulfils the commitments it has agreed to.” the letter.

The full text of the letter is here.



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