Yearly Archive: 2019

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Govt. uses UK diplomatic dispatches to dispute death toll claimed by UN

Courtesy of The Island blames HRC for unfair assertions as regards Mannar mass graves points out how LTTE tactics are adopted by international terror groups alleges evidence in favour of military disregarded explains extreme difficulty in setting up ‘hybrid court’ opposes move to open Office of the HC for Human...

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Accountability: Addressing alleged human rights violations

By Neville Ladduwahetty (Courtesy  of The Island) Despite the repeated and continuing references to war crimes and crimes against humanity alleged to have been committed during Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, the actual wording in Paragraph 6 of UNHRC Resolution 30/1 is as follows:” …a judicial mechanism with a special counsel...