At UN, Weakness on Rights Enabled by HRW & Scribes, Sri Lanka's Silva Push

[ Inner City Press ] - [ Feb 23, 2012 14:05:45 GMT ]

How can it be that Sri Lanka thought that the UN of Ban Ki-moon and those who surround and enable it would accept as a member of the UN "Senior Advisory Group on Peacekeeping Operations" Major General Shavendra Silva, whose Division 58 is repeatedly named in connection with war crimes in Ban's own Panel of Experts report on Sri Lanka? The answer is multifaceted. Ban has shown himself weak when faced with the pushback of even small states like Sierra Leone and Sri Lanka, if he is not being pushed forward and given scripts by Western powers. (Even then he is sometimes silent.) [ full story ]

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