Sri Lanka: Prevailing Impunity and Lack of Accountability for Human Rights Violations | Oral Statement to the 46th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF (ENG) Direct link to LRWC statement See full debate on Sri Lanka: 24 February and 25 February 2021. Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 2: Sri Lanka – Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Date: 25 February 2021 Speaker: Harini … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka: Dr. Kumaravadivel Guruparan and the Decision to Bar Academics from Practicing Law | Letter

Full PDF Kumaravadivel Guruparan, a human rights lawyer December 10, 2019 Prof. Mohan De Silva University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka 20 Ward Place Colombo 07 Sri Lanka Email: sponec@slt.lk Dear Prof. De Silva; Re: Dr. Kumaravadivel Guruparan and the decision to bar academics … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka: Hold Accountable Those Responsible for Atrocity Crimes during and after the Armed Conflict | Oral Statement to the 37th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version This statement was not delivered because of scheduling. Mr. President: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada thanks the High Commissioner for Human Rights for his work promoting, protecting and speaking out for human rights despite a global trend in the opposite direction. We take … [Read more...]