OHCHR will commence assessing the evidence on SL-UK

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Britain said that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will now begin the process of establishing an investigation and assessing the evidence regarding Sri Lanka. 
 
UK Foreign Minister William Hague told in UK Parliament that, it is expected that the investigation will draw on expertise from a range of fields and examine a broad range of information and evidence. The high commissioner will provide an oral update to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this September, and will provide a comprehensive report to the UNHRC in March 2015.
 
“The British Government fully supports the Human Rights Council and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. We will continue to work with them and international partners, and continue to encourage the Sri Lankan Government to ensure proper implementation of the resolution,” he said.
 
On 27 March, the UN Human Rights Council passed a renewed resolution on Sri Lanka which establishes an international investigation into allegations of violations of international law on both sides of Sri Lanka's military conflict, and calls upon the Sri Lankan Government to make progress on human rights and reconciliation.
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  • Snowy Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:16 PM

    A typical statement by "so called patriots" when the back is against the wall. The modawansa syndrome?

    Jan Chandra Tuesday, 15 April 2014 06:48 AM

    Just like the case of Libya, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Ukraine... the list goes on.

    wije Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:53 AM

    Investigation will be started sooner for the duration of 1800-1900.

    Saskia Tuesday, 15 April 2014 01:24 PM

    For China and Russia their economy is important than SL. Go and check the history.

    Saskia Tuesday, 15 April 2014 01:28 PM

    dream. China itself is a big exporter to europe and usa.

    rosebud Thursday, 17 April 2014 07:13 AM

    Mr Haig, you and your international community are shameless hypocrites. via DM Android App

    sach Wednesday, 16 April 2014 03:03 AM

    what about investigations into UK war crimes?

    perera Tuesday, 15 April 2014 07:56 AM

    by the haig your british government can support whatever. the only thing you will get from us the traditional (Yours) TWO FINGERS.

    JAYAN Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:31 AM

    [quote name="Renu"]This is because of our big talk, now we have to suffer consquences[/quote]

    why we suffer. we no need to depend on others. may be u depend on others.

    ABC Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:55 AM

    A challenge to all Sri Lankan. Put the difference aside and beat terrorists and allies. via DM Android App

    Truth is-blind Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:45 AM

    big talk and playing with minorities
    are resulted like this

    Calistus Perera Tuesday, 15 April 2014 03:38 AM

    No worries aiyya, make another report.... You can't take our leaders to ICC without China and/or Russia vetoing it. Have fun!

    rosebud Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:12 AM

    This investigation is a foregone conclusion. Sri Lanka can anticipate the result and plan for the consequences which are sure to follow. via DM Android App

    shan Tuesday, 15 April 2014 03:48 AM

    This is the hidden hidden agenda to divide the country. Keep these LTTE sympathizers away.

    mack Thursday, 17 April 2014 08:58 AM

    China is a big factory used by US and EU to manufacture there equipment for cheap labour. forgot China is a cheap country via DM Android App

    Nims Tuesday, 15 April 2014 04:06 AM

    All British who love peace in this World must never vote these 2 parties.

    kamma Tuesday, 15 April 2014 04:09 AM

    Get a punishment by UK, UN, USA etc. or making them happy, letting terrorism to run the country again to have sold their arms, die ourselves on the hands of LTTE yet again!

    vijay Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:32 AM

    If u dont want economic ,diplomatic contacts with Britain,US.Then get a bowl in ur hands

    ANTON Tuesday, 15 April 2014 04:57 AM

    FIRST MAKE INVESTIGATIONS IN AUSTRALIA, ALL THE MISSING TAMILS LIVE THERE ILLEGALLY.

    Amschel Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:09 AM

    These investigations are not against the common people, so what's your fears?

    Grim Reaper Wednesday, 16 April 2014 07:49 AM

    Neither China or Russia will be able stop the carpet bombing by B52s

    Grim Reaper Wednesday, 16 April 2014 07:50 AM

    When does the carpet bombing by B52s begin?

    Truth is-blind Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:19 AM

    very Great news for sri Lanka

    Renu Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:21 AM

    This is because of our big talk, now we have to suffer consquences

    tyi Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:55 AM

    Anton.FYI
    All tamils living in Australia are legally, and the Singhalese live illegal in Australia

    IRF Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:53 AM

    No problem China will fill the bowl


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