Protests outside US Embassy in Sri Lanka
Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:38
  
Colombo: A demonstration was held outside the US Embassy in Sri Lanka Thursday against the US sponsored resolution scheduled to be discussed at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The demonstrators raised objections to the resolution and demanded that the US government stay out of Sri Lankan affairs, reported Xinhua.

The US has tabled the final version of the resolution on Sri Lanka at the 22nd session of the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva.

The resolution was tabled by US Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, with co-sponsors including Austria, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway and Britain.

The Sri Lankan government has decided to reject the final draft of the US resolution and will seek a vote among members of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

IANS


First Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:38


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