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MR urges Govt. to reject the report by the OHCHR

MR urges Govt. to reject the report by the OHCHR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has urged the new Government to reject the report by the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) on war crime allegations. MORE...

September 22, 2015  04:52 pm|

Ambassador Aryasinha responds to draft resolution on Sri Lanka

Ambassador Aryasinha responds to draft resolution on Sri Lanka

I am sure that all of you, who have watched the country closely, are aware of all the changes Sri Lanka had after the January 8 election victory, Intervention by Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva said. MORE...

September 21, 2015  07:21 pm|

We have to rise above hatred and feelings of vengeance - Mangala

We have to rise above hatred and feelings of vengeance - Mangala

The Sri Lankan government pursues a policy of engagement, dialogue and cooperation with all countries and international organisations and will remain open to the ideas of others, their views and opinions, says the countrys foreign minister. MORE..

June 20, 2015  12:02 pm|

Zeid wants credible mechanisms in place before September session

Zeid wants credible mechanisms in place before September session

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will remain very engaged in discussions with the Sri Lankan authorities on the need for transparent and inclusive processes to develop credible mechanisms for accountability and reconciliation. MORE...

June 15, 2015  04:44 pm|

Sri Lanka vows to remedy root causes of terrorism

Sri Lanka vows to remedy root causes of terrorism

The Sri Lankan Government today vowed to remedy the root causes of injustice, discrimination and prejudice that have spawned hate and violence for many decades in the country. MORE..

April 2, 2015  12:59 pm|

UPDATE: Mangala slams ex-governments policy

UPDATE: Mangala slams ex-governments policy

With the previous government choosing to operate with a sense of impunity, opportunities for reconciliation and restoration of human rights suffered, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. The observation was made at the 28th Regular Session of Human Rights Council in Geneva, this afternoon. MORE...

March 2, 2015  06:33 pm|

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