A Petition filed with the United Nations Human Rights Council, pursuant to: Chapter 4 – Complaint Procedures – of Resolution 5/1 (Institution Building in the United Nations Human Rights Council)
Posted on June 15th, 2018

REAR ADMIRAL DR. SARATH WEERASEKERA
and DR. GUNADASA AMARASEKARA
V
THE GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA FUNCTIONING AS
MEMBER OF THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS
COUNCIL

A Petition filed with the United Nations Human Rights Council, pursuant to:
Chapter 4 – Complaint Procedures – of Resolution 5/1 (Institution Building in the United
Nations Human Rights Council)
Submitted by:
1) THE GLOBAL SRI LANKAN FORUM
2) THE FEDERATION OF NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (SRI
LANKA) and,
PROFESSIONALS FOR A BETTER FUTURE
37/8 Upananda Batugedara Mw. Off Chapel Lane
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
15th March 2018

TABLE OF CONTENTS
i. INTRODUCTORY INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PETITION 3
ii. SUMMARY OF THE PETITION 4
1. JURISDICTION 5 – 9
2 URGENCY OF THE MATTER 9 – 12
3. THE FACTS UNDERLYING THE PETITION 12 – 18
4. THE SPECIFIC GRIEVANCE OF THE PETITIONERS 18 – 22
5. LEGAL ISSUES 22 – 27
6. THE PETITIONERS HAVE NO OTHER AVAILABLE REMEDY 27
7. RELIEF SOUGHT 27 – 28
ANNEXES
1. Resolution 30/1 of 1st October 2015.
2. Resolution S-11 of 27th May 2009
3. Resolution 19/2 of March 2012
4. Resolution 22/1 of March 2013
5. Resolution 25/1 of March 2014
6. UN General Assembly Resolution 60/251 of 3rd April 2006
7. Chapter 5 (Agenda and Program of Work) Resolution 5/1
8. Extract from Human Rights Council Report 22/2
9. Extract from Human Rights Council Report 30/2
10. Extract from Human Rights Council Report 34/2

Full Report

http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items17/New%20Book%20to%20Print%202018.04.05.pdf

 

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