Archive for February 22nd, 2021

A open letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Michelle Bachelet

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Noor Nizam.Convener “The Muslim Voice”. Sri Lanka’s Human Rights situation will come under the microscope at UNHRC. Why has United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet “NOT” called for an International Criminal Court investigation to come under the microscope at the UNHRC into Rights violations of the Sri Lankan Muslim Community of the North and […]

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Sri Lanka draws UNHRC’s attention to progress in reconciliation efforts

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Mirror Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, February 23: In its observations on the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) communicated to the 46 th.,session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Sri Lankan government has drawn attention to the progress made in addressing issues related to human rights […]

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Sri Lanka Refutes OHCHR Charges, Says It Is Scapegoat In Big Power Rivalry – OpEd

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

By P. K. Balachandran Courtesy Eurasia Review Colombo says there is progress in reconciliation efforts and accuses OHCHR of motivated misrepresentation    In its observations on the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) communicated to the 46 th.,session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Sri Lankan government has drawn […]

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Sri Lanka Cancels Imran Khan’s Parliament Address to Avoid Risking its Relations With India: Report

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Courtesy News18 India is the main supplier of COVID-19 vaccines and has recently gifted 5 lakh doses of Covishield to Sri Lanka. ri Lanka has cancelled Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s planned speech in Parliament in an apparent bid to avoid clash with India. The Colombo government cannot risk its relations with India as it […]

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Sri Lanka Core Group leader admits Gash reports not submitted to UNHRC

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

By Shamindra Ferdinando Courtesy The Island UK hindered war crimes investigation – Naseby tells Bachelet Leader of Sri Lanka Core Group, the UK, has suppressed official documents that could have helped the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to establish the truth pertaining to war crimes allegations, including the number of deaths on the […]

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Cardinal issues red notice to politicians

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

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Wide-ranging mandate for Committee appointed to study report on Easter attacks – PMD

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The six-member committee appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to study the Report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks has been entrusted with a wide ranging mandate, the President’s Media Division stated today (22). Identifying the overall process including the measures that need to be taken by […]

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Five more COVID-19 deaths bring tally to 450

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has reported 05 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (February 22). As per the Department of Government Information, two male patients and three female patients are among the victims. The new deaths bring the number of COVID-19 related deaths witnessed in Sri Lanka to 450 in total. […]

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Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 figures up by 490 more cases

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has registered 267 more positive cases of Covid-19 today (February 22), the Ministry of Health confirmed. Thereby, Sri Lanka has detected 490 new positive cases of COVID-19 within the day. As per statistics, the total number of Covid-19 infections confirmed so far in the country now stands at 80,489. Recoveries from […]

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Is Pastor Colombage with the UNHRC Luring Sri Lanka into a Deadly Trap?

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

By  The Sri Lanka Study Circle  The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of its behind.” —Joseph Stillwell  Who is Colombage?  Monkeying around on the seat of the Foreign Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is a rank outsider and interloper, Pastor Colombage, described by many insiders as the ineptest Secretary in […]

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The Human Rights Record of the hand that is admonishing Sri Lanka

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

By Raj Gonsalkorale Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you – Matthew 7:1,2 The entire world needs to respect human rights. That should be a just and natural phenomenon that all human beings […]

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