Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka. Des militants s’exposent à des risques de représailles à l’approche de la session du Conseil des droits de l’homme

Le gouvernement sri-lankais continue de prendre pour cibles ses détracteurs dans des proportions alarmantes, la surveillance et le harcèlement s’étant accrus à l’approche de la session du Conseil des droits de l’homme de l’ONU prévue au mois de mars, écrit Amnesty International dans une nouvelle synthèse publiée mercredi 26 février. Le gouvernement sri-lankais continue de prendre pour cibles ses détracteurs dans des proportions alarmantes, la surveillance et le harcèlement s’étant accrus à l’approche de la session du Conseil d

Sri Lanka. Le rapport de l’ONU doit inciter à ouvrir une enquête internationale sur les crimes de guerre

Il faut que la communauté internationale passe à l’action, après la publication par les Nations unies d’un nouveau rapport rigoureux demandant l’ouverture d’une enquête internationale sur les violations des droits humains et crimes de guerre qui auraient été commis au Sri Lanka, a déclaré Amnesty International. Il faut que la communauté internationale passe à l’action, après la publication par les Nations unies d’un nouveau rapport rigoureux demandant l’ouverture d’une enquête internationale sur les viola

Sri Lanka: Briefing exposes how activists brave retaliation before UN human rights session - 26 February 2014

Headline Title:  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 Cou 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.  Media Node:  Sri Lanka harassment Story Location:  Sri Lanka 6° 57' 17.5428" N, 79° 52' 51.2724" E “The pattern of harassment, surveillance and attacks against those opposing the Sri Lankan authorities is deeply disturbing and shows no sign of letting up ” Source:  Polly Truscott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia- Pacific Director Date:  Wed, 26/02/2014 URL:  Sri Lanka: Suppressing calls for justice Description:  Read the full briefing URL:  Sri Lanka: UN report must be call to action on international war crimes investigation Description:  News story, 24 February 2014 URL:  Promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka Description:  Report by UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 24 February 2014 URL:  Sri Lanka: World must not abandon Sri Lanka’s victims after CHOGM Description:  News story, 17 November 2013 URL:  The dangers of reporting on human rights in Sri Lanka Description:  Feature, 15 November 2013

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

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