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Sri Lanka rules out foreign judges in human rights probe
Sri Lanka rules out foreign judges in human rights probe

Sri Lanka on Friday completely ruled out any possibility of having foreign judges in its investigations on war time human rights abuses. President Maithripala Sirisena told media heads in Colombo that Sri Lanka’s position was clearly communicated to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva last month. The Canadian delegation in Geneva had said that Canada…

Sunday Leader - Apr 06 14:49 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Canada, UN, WarCrimes ]

Sri Lanka Isn\'t Serious About Transitional Justice
Sri Lanka Isn\'t Serious About Transitional Justice
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice

A one-year extension would have made more sense. But really, any continuation of the existing charade remains nonsensical. Sri Lanka has been making a mockery of the HRC for some time. Let’s stop pretending that putting Sri Lanka under the HRC’s microscope matters. At this juncture, we don’t need more time to ponder Colombo’s sincerity – or naively…

Diplomat - Mar 26 14:20 GMT - more ... [ Tags: SriLanka, UN, WarCrimes ]

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