Aug 23, Colombo: External Affairs Minister of Sri Lanka Prof. G.L. Peiris says a technical official from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) office in Geneva would visit the country on the advice of HR High Commissioner Navi Pillay.
Tagged: Human Rights
Alex! Alex! Where art thou? We need you. Australia needs you. As a tale of “high drama” and alleged “piracy” surrounds the Wallenius Wilhelmsen and its detour to unload 67 male asylum-seekers at Christmas Island(i) hits the Australian headlines your experience and grandstanding would be beneficial to all sides.
Mr Sivakumaran has published an article entitled “Thamilians and Inscriptions” in Mr. D. B. S. jeyraj’s column, and also in the `midweek review’ of the Island, 15th August. The article is said to summarizes material appearing in the Sunday Thinakkural of July 01, 2012, by a writer using the pen-name `Vaakarai Vaanan’.
Human Rights are on the top of agenda today. Nations accuse each other of violations of human rights of themselves and others. Rights are generally violated during conflicts and wars as the strength of the weapon supersedes peace over and stability and rule of law.