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UNHRC resolution on SL adopted without a vote

21 March 2019 08:29 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on Sri Lanka, that gives two more years to fully implement the Resolution 30/1, was adopted at the Human Rights Council in Geneva without a vote today.

The Resolution which was co-sponsored by Sri Lanka with several more countries was presented by core groups on Sri Lanka.

The resolution is on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka.


  Comments - 5

  • Pathinijuttige sunil lewis nonis Friday, 22 March 2019 07:26 AM

    This was one sided, they only listned to the mp from north. Our explanations were not heard.

    Jaliya Friday, 22 March 2019 07:45 AM

    This deposition should have been given during the 2018 UNHRC resolution discussions, nevertheless it is better now that we have a firm timeline and sri lanka cannot play the same set of joker cards when the strict sanctions are on the horizon.

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 22 March 2019 09:15 AM

    Excellent move. Making this issue non voteable will not leave any room for SL to talk humbug on delays in implementation next time.

    Unchikun Friday, 22 March 2019 09:21 AM

    That is good news for a law abiding citizens. Now punish the war criminals.

    Jude Friday, 22 March 2019 09:40 AM

    Sure, go ahead !! UNHRC , the UN agency don't have any powers to take SL or any military personnel to The Hauge !!!???

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