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  • Geneva commitments and President’s role

    Geneva commitments and President’s role

    (Courtesy of The Island) As per a news item in The Island dated 15 Nov 2017, under the title “Cabinet spokesman provoked by query on govt. response to Naseby move” Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has said that the statement made by..


  • Prez rattled by denial of visas to Army <br />War crimes

    Prez rattled by denial of visas to Army
    War crimes

    (Courtesy of The Island) President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena, has explained his position pertaining to post-war accountability issues and alleged attempts made by his opponents to exploit the situation at the expense of political stability. It..



  • Island Editorial: Guilty by suspicion

    Island Editorial: Guilty by suspicion

    (Courtesy of The Island) The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is apparently wasting its time and money on its campaign to have a hybrid war crimes tribunal set up in this country. For, UN expert and South African human rights..






  • Transitional justice relevant to Sri Lanka?

    Transitional justice relevant to Sri Lanka?

    (Courtesy of The Island) UN Special Rapporteur, Pablo de Greiff, at a media briefing following his 14-day visit to Sri Lanka stated: “Sri Lanka continues to deprive itself of the benefits of Transitional Justice”. Before addressing the benefits of Transitional..