Region and country Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: implement Task Force recommendations to deliver justice for victims of human rights abuse

The Sri Lankan government must deliver on the clear demand for justice from Sri Lankans nationwide by implementing the Consultation Task Force recommendations without further delay, the ICJ said today.

January 19, 2017

Rohingya in Myanmar; International judges and accountability in Sri Lanka – statement to UN

The ICJ, joined by FIDH, Franciscans International, and IMADR, today delivered a statement to the UN Human Rights Council.

June 29, 2016

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