Region and country Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: benchmarks for implementation of UN resolution

The ICJ has joined other leading NGOs in an open letter urging the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to set out clear benchmarks for assessing progress in Sri Lanka’s implementation of the Human Rights Council resolution on accountability and reconciliation.

June 21, 2016

Maldives Government abuses anti-terror law to silence public officials

An opinion piece by Nikhil Narayan, ICJ’s Senior Legal Adviser for South Asia.

March 29, 2016

Sri Lanka’s victims demand and deserve credible justice

An opinion piece by Nikhil Narayan, ICJ’ South Asia Senior Legal Adviser.

February 23, 2016

Sri Lanka: ICJ welcomes UN resolution on accountability, urges action

The ICJ today welcomed the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council of a further resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka.

October 1, 2015

Sri Lanka: ICJ statement on UN accountability report

The ICJ today delivered an oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council, commenting on the landmark UN investigation and report on violations of human rights and humanitarian law in Sri Lanka.

September 30, 2015

Sri Lanka: concrete benchmarks needed to demonstrate progress on justice and accountability

The ICJ today joined other organisations in urging Sri Lanka and the international community to measure progress against three key tests before September 2015,  to assess the Government’s willingness towards establishing a credible and transparent justice and accountability process.

July 2, 2015