Monthly Archive: March 2017


War crimes: Lanka overwhelmed by unsubstantiated allegations

By Shamindra Ferdinando   Having received two additional years to fulfill the Oct 1, 2015 Geneva Resolution 30/1, the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government last Friday (March 24) thanked those who had brought a second resolution 34/1 to give time and space to Sri Lanka.   Director Information, M. G. Jayathissa, on behalf...


UNHRC and its resolutions on Sri Lanka

By Neville Ladduwahetty   Although the separatist armed conflict ended in May 2009, the first UNHRC Resolution on “Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka” was in April 2012. This was followed by Resolutions in March 2013; March 2014 and September 2015. However, the Resolution of September 2015 is markedly...


SPUR Media Release – UNHCR

SPUR (Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka Inc) Reg: A 003 0777 M PO Box 4066, Mulgrave, VIC 3170, Australia Tel: (03) 97957143               Fax: (03) 97957142 Email: Website: Desist from Co-Sponsoring the UN Resolution Drafted by the Human Rights Council in March 2017  ...