Former UN High Commissioner Pillay Says It’s Time for the Human Rights Council to Act on Sri Lanka

Former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says the Sri Lankan government has made clear it has no serious intention of pursuing accountability for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during the country’s civil war that ended in 2009, and that as a result, the U.N. Human Rights Council must act. Successive high commissioners have made increasingly strong statements calling for a comprehensive process of accountability, she said, based on successive U.N. reports outlining what she describes as “credible evidence that the Sri Lankan state itself committed international crimes.”…

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Sumanthiran, former HRCSL Commissioner, press for int’l intervention

Jaffna District TNA lawmaker M.A. Sumanthiran, PC, has argued that Sri Lanka is incapable and unwilling to deliver justice through domestic mechanisms, and there has to be international pressure. The MP said so at a webinar with former top UN and US officials and Sri Lankan participants called for a strong UNHRC resolution at the 46th sessions scheduled to commence on Feb 22. All panelists warned UN failure on Sri Lanka could spur worldwide pandemic of impunity. They emphasised the need to act on the UN High Commissioner’s recommendations The webinar…

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Modi notes commitment to address concerns of Sri Lankan Tamils

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today noted the commitment of his Government to address concerns of Sri Lankan Tamils. He said that India was always committed to ensuring Tamils in Sri Lanka live with equality, justice peace and dignity. The Indian Prime Minister made the remarks while speaking in Chennai today. “Our Government has always taken care of the welfare and aspirations of our Tamil brothers and sisters in Sri Lanka. It is my honour to have been the only Indian PM to visit Jaffna. Through development works we are…

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India may regret sooner or later!

S. V. KIRUPAharan, France  11 October 2018  “It’s not a mistake to make a mistake, but it is a mistake to repeat the mistake.”   During the 39th session of the Human Rights Council – HRC, on 14 September 2018, I listened to the right to reply by UN member States. In the HRC, the right to reply means a verbal attack either on a State or an NGO.  On 14th September it was between India and Pakistan. During the decades of my participation in the UN Human Rights Forums,…

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The 4 Muslim MP’s who was fooled by Rajapakshes.

The Stupid 4 Sri Lanka Muslim Congress party MP’s who were taken for a ride by the Rajapakshes false promises are now regretting for voting in favour of 20th amendment. One of the promises was that they will grant permission to bury Muslim nationals who die of Covid which to date has not materialised. Pakistam PM Imran Khan will be the next to be fooled by the Rajapakshas Rajapakshe’s are very good in fooling others with false promises. The Famous ”promise to implementation of 13+ amendment to bring some rights…

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