JHU urges Pillay to reveal stance on Palestine HR breach

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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that the High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay should reveal her stance regarding the violation of international military law and international human rights in Palestine.

“We ask Navi Pillay what her stance is on the genocide in Palestine. She should declare her stance to the world regarding that. But she seems to be silent when the international military law and international human rights were being violated in Palestine,” JHU national organiser and Western Provincial Councillor  Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe said.

Mr. Warnasinghe accused the UN Human Rights Commissioner of pursuing double standards on certain countries in the world and added that her silence on the Palestine genocide implies that her approach had been different in some countries of the world.

“Ms. Pillay termed it a war crime when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down in Ukraine. But she keeps mum on the Palatine genocide and regarding the abduction of 200 students by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria.” Mr. Warnasinghe told a news conference in Colombo.(Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 23

  • Pissa Friday, 01 August 2014 12:01 AM

    There are no any pillays among palastinians and her uncle sam is also involved.

    mack Friday, 01 August 2014 06:04 PM

    tell Hamas to stop the Rockets and building secret tunnels to kill Israeli citizens and this siege will end via DM Android App

    ABC Friday, 01 August 2014 06:23 AM

    Saskia and partners (LTTE) killed thousands of Sinhalese and muslims as well. via DM Android App

    kumara Friday, 01 August 2014 01:08 AM

    She is deeply concerned on issues in Palestine but no action taken into consideration. It is a smart way of avoiding important issues. Besides that she is in the pay roll of US.

    dharmapalad Friday, 01 August 2014 01:53 AM

    stance the opinion about srilanka human rights violation,please do not talk other country srilanka is sinhala budhhist communal country

    banda Friday, 01 August 2014 01:37 PM

    the same way you survived Sam

    banda Friday, 01 August 2014 01:38 PM

    according to Israel it is the same thing in Palestine, war against terrorism

    Public Friday, 01 August 2014 02:36 AM

    No one dare go against the Israelis, even Ban Ki Moon does not raise her voice against and loose her position. USA does say Israel has the right to protect itself and bomb the GAZA and kill the innocents. Can Pillay do something new?

    Kapil Saturday, 02 August 2014 04:55 AM

    Well said Mack via DM Android App

    Dammika Friday, 01 August 2014 02:54 AM

    Navi Pillai's Tamil origin plus the US force have forced her to be partial in Sri Lankan case. UN should be ashamed of the way she has taken her official authority for partiality towards in this case.

    bernard Friday, 01 August 2014 03:04 AM

    And JHU needs to reveal their stance on Muslims in sri Lanka and the recent riots in aluthgama.

    Saman Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:55 AM

    She is only interested in what happened during the last few months before Velu died!

    viraj Thursday, 31 July 2014 04:26 PM

    You were silent when SFs rights were violated via DM Android App

    Manel Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:57 AM

    JHU is and out of touch.

    Navipillay has strongly condemned Israel, accused it of war crimes and calls for an investigation.

    Stop showing ignorance. Read the news.

    lkcricket Thursday, 31 July 2014 06:56 PM

    Any body can condemn but the crux of the matter is what is Pillay doing stop this aggression by using her powers. So people should be careful of making wild and foolish comments.

    Sam Friday, 01 August 2014 03:55 AM

    Saskia and Fayood how did you survive if genocides happened

    silva Thursday, 31 July 2014 07:13 PM

    don't wake up Pillay . She is in faster sleep.

    Saskia Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:00 AM

    First, what is your stance on the genocide of SL Tamils in SL? Why were you silent on this?

    Fayad Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:07 AM

    Genocide is genocide irrespective of where it take place

    Simon Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:08 AM

    Don't these people watch any international news channels?????

    Sarath Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:10 PM

    Kala wedda.

    funky monkey Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:13 PM

    Were you farting about after eating rotten salmon?

    Rohan Friday, 01 August 2014 04:12 AM

    Are you nuts Who said Tami genocide happened in Sri Lanka while more than 50% of population in capital Colombo are Tamils What happened in Sri Lanka was war on terrorism. Whole world knows how gay is UN when acting on Palastene situation. via DM Android App

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