The ICJ condemned the decision of Sri Lanka’s parliament today to impeach the country’s Chief Justice, Shirani Bandaranayake (photo). (more…)
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The impeachment process against Sri Lankan Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake must follow international standards of due process says the ICJ. (more…)
The UN Human Rights Council resolution to establish an international investigation into allegations of human rights violations and abuses committed by both sides in Sri Lanka’s civil war gives hope to tens of thousands of victims who continue to be denied truth and justice. (more…)
In an open letter to the Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma, the ICJ is asking to change the venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in November 2013. (more…)
Like the ICJ, the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) issued a statement strongly condemning the impeachment of Chief Justice Bandaranayake. (more…)
The ICJ urges the Human Rights Council to establish an international commission of inquiry to investigate alleged violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Sri Lanka. (more…)