Briefing note on Sri Lanka / human rights defenders 23 March 2012 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville The High Commissioner for Human Rights is today warning that there must be no reprisals against Sri Lankan human rights defenders in the aftermath of yesterday’s adoption by the Human Rights Council [...]
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Navi Pillay urges Sri Lankan govt to uphold citizens’ right to freely engage in international debate
A close-up on voting of resolution on Sri Lanka L.2 during the 19th session of the Human Rights Council. 22 March 2012. Photo by Jean-Marc Ferré UNHRC vote on ‘Sri Lanka war crimes’: