Archive for February 27th, 2012

NAVANIDEM PILLAI – Commissioner of UNHRC Impartiality in Doubt!

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Prof. Hudson McLean  I have been following  the learned Hon. Ms. Navnethem Pillai and one must admit that she has excellent credentials to hold the position of Commissioner of UNHRC.   http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/247_2378.html   Undoubtedly, her rise to the top of the tree was through her own achievements in South Africa, the African Continent and at […]

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Madam Louise Frechette

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario . K1J  6G1 . Canada 27 February 2012 Mr. Ban ki-Moon, Secretary-General, of the United Nations New York, US Dear Ban ki-Moon: Re: Madam Louise Frechette. UN’s Chair of the Senior Advisory Group Well”¦well”¦well”¦what’s all this then Ban ki-Moon?  This Canadian-woman thinks that she owns the […]

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What has the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) actually achieved?

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Shenali Waduge The UN Human Rights Council replaced the UN Commission on Human Rights in 2006 in a bid to strengthen human rights, move away from politicization & selectivity and instill professionalism & credibility. Six years since its inception “”…” we simply ask what has the UNHRC actually achieved and on behalf of whom is […]

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Open letter to Brad Adams Human Rights Watch – article ‘Hold Deportations of Tamils to Sri Lanka’.

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Lakshman Peiris Can HRW deny that they have received funds for operational purpose by LTTE supporting Tamil Disapora (Asylum seekers) who has built up hundreds of mushroom organisations around the globe!    Without just spouting false allegations can anyone from the HRW  researches accuse any individual or department of the GoSL with proof beyond doubt or […]

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GoSL welcomes US stand on ‘accountability’

Monday, February 27th, 2012

By Shamindra Ferdinando in Geneva-Courtesy The Island  February 26, 2012, 10:04 pm  The Sri Lankan government says that those talking of moral obligation on the part of the US and its allies to intervene in Sri Lank have conveniently turned a blind eye to the position taken by the US at the first Universal Periodic […]

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