Sri Lanka

Oral Update on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka

48th session of the Human Rights Council Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva, 13 September 2021 Distinguished President, Excellencies, I am pleased to update the Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka and the trends and issues identified in my last report.  I acknowledge the inputs …

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Statement by Hon. Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka at the 48th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 14 September 2021, Geneva

Human Rights Council 48th Regular Session Agenda Item 2: Oral update on Sri Lanka by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Statement by Hon. Prof. G.L. Peiris Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka (Geneva, 14 September 2021)  Madam President, Let me begin by reiterating our strong and continued cooperation with this Council and the United Nations mandated human …

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Sri Lanka collective for Consensus shares Memorandum of reconciliation with the President

The Sri Lanka Collective for Consensus (SLCC) shared a memorandum on reconciliation and peacebuilding with President GotabhayaRajapakse when they met with him and other senior government officials at the presidential secretariat on August 3.   The 11 point memorandum outlines measures that can be taken to revive the national reconciliation process and to …

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