The government had requested the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva and US State Department to allow it to conduct a domestic war crimes probe instead of setting up a hybrid court with international judges, Justice and Buddha Sasana Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said yesterday………………. READ MORE
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is expected to declare its stance on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report,after careful examination.
SLFP Secretary and Cabinet Minister Duiminda Dissanayaka said, “the report is a 250-page document. The SLFP has decided to put it under heavy scrutiny.”………….. READ MORE
The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in its report on Sri Lanka tabled at Geneva last week has called for a hybrid or an international cum local probe on alleged war crimes committed by the LTTE and the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) from 2002 to 18 May, 2009 when the war ended…………… READ MORE
The coming days are crucial for Sri Lanka.
It’s when the international community led by the USA deliberates on the island’s future.
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said,Sri Lanka’s relations with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is not a pupil-teacher relationship, bu…
UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at its meeting at Geneva on Wednesday on the Sri Lankan issue of alleged war crimes committed in its prosecution…
USA, the world’s largest superpower, militarily and economically, reaffirmed the stance it took a few weeks ago in Colombo when its Internationa…