ICJ submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Sri Lanka

The ICJ submitted information to the UN Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in advance of its review of Sri Lanka under the third cycle of the UPR mechanism during its 28th session in November 2017.

The ICJ submission focuses on concerns about Sri Lanka’s respect for its human rights obligations relating to ongoing issues of:

  • Transitional justice;
  • Enforced disappearance;
  • Torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Detention;
  • Counter-terrorism; and
  • Impunity.

SriLanka-UPR Submission March17-Advocacy-non legal submissions-2017-ENG (full text in PDF)