Sri Lanka bracing itself to meet Geneva challenge

[ Hindu ] - [ Feb 24, 2012 11:02:59 GMT ]

Barely a few days ahead of the opening of the session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Sri Lanka has begun a no-holds barred attack on its “enemies,” is making fervent appeals to countries it considers friends, and is galvanising support back home in a bid to cash in on siege mentality it is trying to create.The issue at the Rights Council relates to Sri Lanka’s unwillingness to admit to civilian deaths during the end stages of Eelam War IV (January- May 2009). [ full story ]

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