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Geneva never dealt with UNSG Panel Report

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island The Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) hadn’t dealt with UNSG Panel of Experts (PoE) allegations. “Allegations in the Secretary General’s PoE report, if at all, are for a local investigation process in Sri Lanka to examine,” Director General (Legal) of the Foreign Ministry...


Sri Lanka take lessons from failed federal solutions!

By Shenali D Waduge Only about 15% of the world’s countries are federal. The notion that the UN or the International Community have fixed templates for conflicts has proved an absolute sham. All of the countries the UN & international community have been involved in & helped deliver mechanisms for...


War Crimes In Sri Lanka’s War Against The Tamil Tigers

By Kamalika Pieris In the history of wars, Sri Lanka alone stands out as the one country which is penalized for winning a secessionist war. This is one of the most bizarre outcomes of Eelam War IV, observed H.L.D Mahindapala. There has been no previous example of a   war winning...