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War Crimes In Sri Lanka

Armed forces and accountability
By Col. R. Hariharan Sri Lanka Government, while going through the difficult process of implementing the UN Human Rights Council resolution to carry out a 'credible justice process' to inquire into the alleged war crimes during the Eelam war ...
 Ceylon Today1 month ago
Lanka Business Online
US reiterates support for constitutional reforms in Sri Lanka
(LBO) The United States after the first annual US, Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue held recently in Washington has expressed support for the Government's plans for constitutional and legislative reforms including public consultations on a new ...
 Lanka Business Online1 month ago
Sri Lanka - India: The bonds should grow stronger
With the divisions in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) moving in the direction of an inevitable breakup of both the party and the alliance, the political debate is moving away from party issues to ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 months ago
US policy on Lanka's human rights won't shift, says envoy
Manjula Fernando in Washington The US policy on Sri Lanka on the human rights front is unlikely to shift with a new President in the Oval office after November's election, Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the US Prasad Kariyawasam said. Speaking to the ...
 Sunday Observer2 months ago
War crimes report: Some NGOs claim UNHRC overlooked them
, 10:34 pm By Shamindra Ferdinando The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in its hotly disputed report on Sri Lanka hadn't referred to representations made jointly by the Marga Institute and the Consortium of ...
 Sri Lanka Island1 month ago
UN Rights Chief's visit and limits of the US-led resolution's diktat
While the Human Rights Council's official position on Sri Lanka may not have changed, UN Rights Chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein's interactions during his four-day visit to Sri Lanka reflected a certain change in tone and approach. This must mean ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka2 months ago
Lanka's ex-regime slams UN rights chief's joke visit
Listen Colombo / AFP Ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse's brother denounced on Monday the UN human rights chief's visit to Sri Lanka as a big joke, as the former regime stepped up opposition to a UN-backed war-crimes probe. Former president ...
 Gulf Time UAE2 months ago
Will UN rights chief's Sri Lankan visit deliver outcomes?
By Ruki Fernando Colombo: On Feb. 6, the day before a top U.N. official arrived at a camp for internally displaced people in Sri Lanka's north it was visited by intelligence officers. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al ...
 UCAN India2 months ago
New Internationalist
Sri Lanka's key institutions corroded and corrupted by conflict
UN rights chief asks the country to address needs of victims on all sides, reports. Concluding a four day visit to Sri Lanka on 9 February the UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein said the country has come a long way in ...
 New Internationalist2 months ago
Church praises UN rights chief's Sri Lankan visit
COLOMBO, Feb. 17, 2016The recent visit of the U.N. human rights chief to Sri Lanka should help the process of searching for truth and justice in our country, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Colombo said. The path of justice is important to ...
 CBCP News2 months ago
Sri Lanka war crimes investigation must be impartial with or without foreign judges - U.N. official
COLOMBO (Reuters) - The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to accept a role for international judges in investigating possible war crimes during the 26-year Tamil insurgency but any process must be impartial and independent, the U.N. human rights chief ...
 Reuters2 months ago
Reuters
U.N. rights chief meets families of Sri Lanka's war victims
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief on Sunday travelled to the north and east of Sri Lanka to assess the country's progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.
 Reuters2 months ago
DNA
UN rights chief in Sri Lanka to discuss war crimes probe
The United Nations' human rights chief on Saturday began discussions with the Sri Lankan government over its probe into allegations of atrocities committed during the civil war with the Tamil Tigers amid an uncertainty over the involvement of foreign judges ...
 DNA2 months ago
Top UN human rights official arrives in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been facing heavy criticism for failing to properly investigate alleged war crimes AP/PTI | Colombo February 6, 2016 Last Updated at 15:22 IST The top UN human rights official arrived today in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit aimed at reviewing the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
UN human rights chief arrives in Lanka to probe war crimes
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's President Maithripala Sirisena is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes. Sri Lanka had committed to allow ...
 Sify2 months ago
NDTV
UN Rights Chief Meets Families Of Sri Lanka's War Victims
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein is the first senior UN official in two-and-a-half years to visit the northern conflict zones of the Sri Lanka's 26-year war which ended in May 2009. (Reuters photo)
 NDTV2 months ago
Times of India
UN rights chief in Lanka to discuss war crimes probe
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein arrived in Colombo for talks with Sri Lanka over its probe into allegations of war crimes during the country's brutal civil war. A UNHRC resolution in 2015 had mandated a probe into alleged human rights abuses ...
 Times of India2 months ago
UN human rights chief in Lanka to discuss war crimes probe
The UN human rights chief on Saturday arrived here for talks with the Sri Lankan government over its probe into allegations of war crimes during the countrys brutal civil war. The four-day visit of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein is ...
 Business Line2 months ago
Government Pushed On Implementation Of Resolution
by Easwaran Rutnam The UN Human Rights Council The Government is being pushed to meet its commitments in the implementation of the Resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last year. One push came from the chairman of the ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 month ago
First Post.com
Sri Lanka war crimes investigation must be impartial with or without foreign judges
COLOMBO The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to accept a role for international judges in investigating possible war crimes during the 26-year Tamil insurgency but any process must be impartial and independent, the U.N. The post Sri Lanka war crimes ...
 First Post.com2 months ago
Reuters
Sri Lanka war crimes investigation must be impartial with or without foreign judges - U.N. official
COLOMBO (Reuters) - The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to accept a role for international judges in investigating possible war crimes during the 26-year Tamil insurgency but any process must be impartial and independent, the U.N. human rights chief ...
 Reuters2 months ago
Reuters
U.N. rights chief meets families of Sri Lanka's war victims
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief on Sunday travelled to the north and east of Sri Lanka to assess the country's progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.
 Reuters2 months ago
Reuters
U.N. rights chief meets families of Sri Lanka's war victims
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief on Sunday travelled to the north and east of Sri Lanka to assess the country's progress in prosecuting alleged war crimes.
 Reuters2 months ago
Times of India
UN rights chief in Lanka to discuss war crimes probe
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein arrived in Colombo for talks with Sri Lanka over its probe into allegations of war crimes during the country's brutal civil war. A UNHRC resolution in 2015 had mandated a probe into alleged human rights abuses ...
 Times of India2 months ago
UN Rights Chief in Lanka to Discuss War Crimes Probe
After the assassination of Indira Gandhi, this "gang" had complete hold on the administrative... 'Every Government Bugs Rashtrapati Bhawan' The moment I entered the room, he stood up and said: "Hats off to the man who can talk to the... Rural Madhya Pradesh ...
 Outlook2 months ago
UN rights chief in Lanka to discuss war crimes probe
s Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein is significant following a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution last October which mandated an investigation into alleged human rights abuses during the final phase of Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict that ended in 2009. Hussein, on ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
UN human rights chief arrives in Lanka to probe war crimes
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's President Maithripala Sirisena is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.Sri Lanka had committed to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

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