Day: 4 March 2018

Statement by eyewitness of final battle to be sent to UNHRC

A statement made by a Northern Provincial Council (NPC) member, who was an eyewitness to the final stages of the war, is to be sent to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). NPC member S. Kugadas had made his maiden speech at the Northern Provincial Council last week. In his speech he made references to …

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Sri Lanka’s unsettled land question

One year is a long time to sustain a street protest. Taking turns, a group of people from Keppapilavu in Sri Lanka’s northern Mullaitivu district has stayed put under a roadside tent, asking the government to return their land which is under military occupation. “We are determined to continue our struggle until there is justice,” …

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Office on Missing Persons Provides ‘Audacity Of Hope’ to Sri Lanka

2018-03-03  – http://www.dailymirror.lk/ article/Office-on-Missing- Persons-Provides-Audacity-Of- Hope-to-Sri-Lanka-146720.html By D.B.S.Jeyaraj Extract from the article – Four Main Functions Of OMP In a public statement issued earlier in August, the Foreign Minister explained basic details about the envisaged Office of Missing Persons Bill. In that statement he said: “The Bill outlines four main functions for the OMP — …

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