Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: El informe de la ONU, un llamamiento a la investigación internacional de los crímenes de guerra

La comunidad internacional debe actuar en consecuencia tras un nuevo y contundente informe de la ONU en el que se pide una investigación internacional de las presuntas violaciones de derechos humanos y crímenes de guerra cometidos en Sri Lanka, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. La comunidad internacional debe actuar en consecuencia tras un nuevo y contundente informe de la ONU en el que se pide una investigación internacional de las presuntas violaciones de derechos human

Sri Lanka: UN report must be call to action on international war crimes investigation - 24 February 2014

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka: UN report must be call to action on international war crimes investigation   The international community must act on a robust new UN report calling for an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said.   Media Node:  Navi Pillay Twitter Tag:  SriLanka Story Location:  Sri Lanka 7° 53' 6.5292" N, 80° 38' 22.7328" E “It’s utterly shameful that five years after Sri Lanka’s armed conflict ended, the victims and family members have yet to see justice. Navi Pillay’s latest report is another urgent and poignant reminder that an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes cannot wait ” Source:  Polly Truscott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director Date:  Mon, 24/02/2014 URL:  Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka Description:  Navi Pillay's report URL:  Sri Lanka: The Human Rights Council must help Sri Lankan victims of human rights violations Description:  Amnesty International written statement, 5 February 2014 URL:  Sri Lanka: World must not abandon Sri Lanka’s victims after CHOGM Description:  News story, 17 November 2013 URL:  Sri Lanka’s misguided attempt to ‘win the world’ Description:  Blog, 15 November 2013 URL:  Human rights in Sri Lanka Description:  Briefing, 5 November 2013

Sri Lanka: Briefing exposes how activists brave retaliation before UN human rights session

The Sri Lankan government’s targeting of critics persists at alarming levels, with more surveillance and harassment reported ahead of next month’s UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session, Amnesty International said in a new briefing today. The Sri Lankan government’s targeting of critics persists at alarming levels, with more surveillance and harassment reported ahead of next month’s UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session, Amnesty Int

Sri Lanka: UN report must be call to action on international war crimes investigation

The international community must act on a robust new UN report calling for an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said. The international community must act on a robust new UN report calling for an international investigation into alleged human rights violations and war crimes in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International sai

Sri Lanka. Le monde ne doit pas abandonner les victimes sri-lankaises après le sommet du Commonwealth

La communauté internationale doit maintenir la pression sur le gouvernement sri-lankais en vue de résoudre la crise des droits humains que traverse le pays, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que se termine la réunion des chefs de gouvernement des pays du Commonwealth à Colombo. La communauté internationale doit maintenir la pression sur le gouvernement sri-lankais en vue de résoudre la crise des droits humains que traverse le pays, a déclaré Amnesty International alors qu

Sri Lanka: World must not abandon Sri Lanka’s victims after CHOGM

The international community must keep up pressure on the Sri Lankan government to address its human rights crisis, Amnesty International said as the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo draws to a close. The international community must keep up pressure on the Sri Lankan government to address its human rights crisis, Amnesty International said as the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)

Sri Lanka: World must not abandon Sri Lanka’s victims after CHOGM - 17 November 2013

Headline Title:  Sri Lanka: World must not abandon Sri Lanka’s victims after CHOGM  The international community must keep up pressure on the Sri Lankan government to address its human rights crisis, Amnesty International said as the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting ( The international community must keep up pressure on the Sri Lankan government to address its human rights crisis as the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) draws to a close. Media Node:  CHOGM concludes Story Location:  Sri Lanka 7° 50' 29.814" N, 80° 51' 33.75" E “Sri Lanka may well regret having hosted the Commonwealth summit which has proved a PR disaster for the government. Most of the focus has rightly been on the country’s appalling human rights record” Source:  Steve Crawshaw, Director of the Office of the Secretary General at Amnesty International, said from Colombo Date:  Sun, 17/11/2013 URL:  Sri Lanka’s misguided attempt to ‘win the world’ Description:  Blog, 15 November 2013 URL:  The dangers of reporting on human rights in Sri Lanka Description:  Feature, 15 November 2013 URL:  Sri Lanka: Commonwealth must not turn a blind eye to civil society crackdown Description:  News story, 13 November 2013 URL:  Human rights in Sri Lanka Description:  Briefing, 5 November 2013 URL:  Sri Lanka: Report exposes the government’s violent repression of dissent Description:  News story/report, 30 April 2013

Sri Lanka. Le Commonwealth ne doit pas fermer les yeux devant la répression qui s'abat sur la société civile

Les dirigeants du Commonwealth doivent profiter de leur réunion qui se tient cette semaine à Colombo pour exiger des autorités sri-lankaises qu'elles mettent un terme à leur répression inquiétante de la société civile, a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 13 novembre 2013. Les dirigeants du Commonwealth doivent profiter de leur réunion qui se tient cette semaine à Colombo pour exiger des autorités sri-lankaises qu’elles mettent un terme à leur répression inquiétante

Sri Lanka: Commonwealth must not turn a blind eye to civil society crackdown

Commonwealth leaders must use their summit in Colombo this week to pressure the Sri Lankan authorities to end their alarming crackdown on civil society, Amnesty International said. Commonwealth leaders must use their summit in Colombo this week to pressure the Sri Lankan authorities to end their alarming crackdown on civil society, Amnesty International said.

The dangers of reporting on human rights in Sri Lanka - 15 November 2013

Headline Title:  The dangers of reporting on human rights in Sri Lanka When world leaders disembark in Colombo for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) this week, they will have to look beyond newsstands to find out what is really going on in Sri Lanka When world leaders disembark in Colombo for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting this week, they will have to look beyond newsstands to find out what is really going on in Sri Lanka. Media Node:  Sri Lanka journalists At a Glance:  According to media freedom activists, at least 15 media workers have been killed since 2006 and more than 80 journalists have gone into exile since 2005.In most cases, those responsible for the abuses never face justice. Story Location:  Sri Lanka 7° 31' 20.064" N, 81° 2' 6.5616" E “Looking for Prageeth has become my religion. I will never leave this campaign until the day I find him or get justice for him. Sometimes you get scared, when you notice you are being followed or when people say you are being followed. But for me, the desire to find Prageeth is larger than any fears. ” Source:  Sandya Eknaligoda whose husband, Prageeth, has been missing since 24 January 2010. URL:  Sri Lanka: Commonwealth must not turn a blind eye to civil society crackdown Description:  News, 13 November 2013 URL:  Blog, 5 November 2013 Description:  Blog, 5 November 2013 URL:  Human rights in Sri Lanka Description:  Briefing, 5 November 2013 URL:  Commonwealth must stop Sri Lanka stifling human rights efforts Description:  News, 16 October 2013 URL:  Sri Lanka: Banning Commonwealth summit protests a blatant attempt to silence criticism Description:  News, 10 October 2013

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