Human Rights Council: ICJ oral statement in the general debate on the situation in Sri Lanka

During the 19th session of the Human Rights Council, the ICJ made an oral statement during the General Debate concerning situations that require the Council’s attention.

Welcoming the initiative of the United States of America to introduce a draft resolution on promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka, the ICJ emphasised that this initiative should receive wide support by Council members as an important first step to ensure that action towards reconciliation is taken, not just words.

Sri Lanka-oral intervention-advocacy-2012 (full text, PDF)