Sri Lanka Letters

Sri Lanka Human Rights Abuses: Statement made at Interactive Dialogue with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights 27 February 2012

Sri Lanka: Statement at Interactive Dialogue 27 February 2012 See full statement … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka: 3rd and 4th Periodic Report on the Implementation of the Convention Against Torture

Executive Summary: These submissions are made by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada in aid of the Committee against Torture’s (CAT) examination of the combined 3rd and 4th Periodic Report of Sri Lanka outlining its implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka Accountability: Statement to the Human Rights Council 12 September 2011

Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue Accountability for war crimes in Sri Lanka – Recommendations of Panel of Experts. see full statement … [Read more...]

LRWC Statement to 12th Session of the HRC Re: Sri Lanka

Statement to 12th Session of the HRC Re: Sri Lanka by LRWC … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka: Death threat against Dr. Saravanamuttu, human rights defender

Re: Death threat against Dr. Saravanamuttu, human rights defender To: President Mahinda Rajapakse From: Harini Sivalingam Date: 2009-08-26 Our organization, Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) is deeply concerned about the safety and security of Dr. Saravanamuttu, a human rights defender … [Read more...]

Joint Statement to 7th Session of UN Human Rights Council: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal

PDF: Asia: Joint Statement to 7th Session of UNHRC re: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal by ALRC & LRWC date: March 14, 2008 document id:ALRC-COS-07-007-2008 speaker: Mr. Bijo Francis HRC section: Item 4: General Debate A Joint Oral Statement to the 7th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]