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Dilan admires JVP for its stance on US-sponsored resolution

Dilan admires JVP for its stance on US-sponsored resolution

State Minister Dilan Perera on Thursday (22) admired Sri Lankas leftist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) for maintaining a clear stance on the US-sponsored resolution that was adopted at the recently concluded UN Human Rights Council Sessions in Geneva. MORE...

October 22, 2015  03:49 pm|

UN resolution, Udalagama & Paranagama Commission reports tabled in Parliament

UN resolution, Udalagama & Paranagama Commission reports tabled in Parliament

The resolution adopted at the UN Human Rights Council as well as the Udalagma and Paranagama Commission Reports were tabled in Parliament by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe a short while ago.

October 20, 2015  01:31 pm|

Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi slam UN resolution on Sri Lanka

Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi slam UN resolution on Sri Lanka

Coming out strongly against a UN resolution that endorsed a domestic probe in Sri Lanka over alleged war crimes, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa expressed deep disappointment and anguish while DMK chief Karunanidhi termed it shocking. MORE..

October 3, 2015  12:30 pm|

SL is pleased to join as co-sponsor of the resolution: Ambassador Ravinatha

SL is pleased to join as co-sponsor of the resolution: Ambassador Ravinatha

We see the resolution on the island nation as a measure of encouraging and inspiring the government of Sri Lanka, delivering his remarks during the general debate on the report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha said. MORE...

October 1, 2015  06:04 pm|

Everyone agrees that we should find out the truth Ranil

Everyone agrees that we should find out the truth  Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the only issue that cropped up during discussions on the UN resolution was whether Sri Lankas judiciary is sufficiently strong enough for a domestic mechanism and not about the countrys armed forces. MORE..

September 29, 2015  01:47 pm|

UN resolution could advance justice in Sri Lanka - HRW

UN resolution could advance justice in Sri Lanka - HRW

The United Nations Human Rights Council should adopt a resolution ensuring a robust international role in Sri Lankas justice mechanism for abuses during the countrys brutal civil war, Human Rights Watch said today. MORE..

September 29, 2015  10:46 am|

TNA commends govts willingness to co-sponsor resolution

TNA commends govts willingness to co-sponsor resolution

The Tamil National Alliances (TNA) today welcomed the draft text of a resolution on Sri Lanka tabled by the co-sponsors of the resolution at the UN Human Rights Council. MORE..

September 25, 2015  10:46 am|

Resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at UN Human Rights Council

Resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at UN Human Rights Council

A resolution calling for a credible justice process with Commonwealth and other foreign judges in order to prosecute for mass atrocities committed during the final stages of the islands armed conflict has been tabled at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. MORE...

September 24, 2015  10:57 pm|

DMK opposes US move to bring in revised resolution

DMK opposes US move to bring in revised resolution

DMK today opposed any move by the US to bring in a revised resolution in a UN rights body on a probe into alleged rights violations in Sri Lanka, as reported in the media, and said India should not support it. MORE..

September 9, 2015  09:58 am|

Pass resolution against Sri Lanka: Vaiko

Pass resolution against Sri Lanka: Vaiko

Indias Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary Vaiko has appealed to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to pass a resolution against Sri Lanka seeking international inquiry against alleged war crimes by Sri Lankan Army during war with LTTE. MORE...

September 6, 2015  06:50 am|

Samarasinghe admits failure to implement 2009 resolution

Samarasinghe admits failure to implement 2009 resolution

President Maithripala Sirisena took the initiative to revive Sri Lankas connections with countries that had distanced itself from the island nation and he managed to win the trust of the worlds most powerful countries within a short span, says Mahinda Samarasinghe. MORE..

August 27, 2015  06:15 pm|

Karunanidhi wants India to move resolution against Sri Lanka

Karunanidhi wants India to move resolution against Sri Lanka

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider moving a resolution in the UNHRC against Sri Lanka over alleged genocide and wanted India to support adoption of a human rights violation report in the world body. MORE..

February 13, 2015  09:44 pm|

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