Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:22
Former Finnish president and Nobel laureate Martti Ahtisaari will serve as an advisor to an international inquiry into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, the UN said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 13:58
Has Congress scored a self-goal for its victory prospects in Tamil Nadu with India abstaining from voting in favour of a US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka in UNHRC for alleged human rights violations?
Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:13
Sri Lanka tried to claim a moral victory on Friday and insisted it would push on with reconciliation efforts after being censured by the UN`s top rights body for failing to bring perpetrators of war crimes to justice.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:05
Sri Lanka tried to claim a moral victory Friday and insisted it would push on with reconciliation efforts after being censured by the UN`s top rights body for failing to bring perpetrators of war crimes to justice.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 10:45
Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that India should have supported the United Nations resolution on Sri Lanka, which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island`s civil war that ended in 2009.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 09:50
After British Prime Minister gave Sri Lankan government time till March Next year to start an inquiry into the war crimes allegations, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed belief that the it was possible for the South Asian nation to set up an investigation within deadline.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 13:17
United Nations Human Rights chief Navi Pillay has warned Sri Lanka to show clear progress towards reining in rights abuses by next March or face an international probe.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 22:37
The indefinite hunger strike by eight college students, demanding action against Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes, has entered third day on Sunday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 13:28
Human Rights Watch Wednesday urged the UN Human Rights Council to launch "an independent, international investigation into war crimes" committed in the final months of the Sri Lankan conflict.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 23:46
The Human Rights Watch on Tuesday sought a UN authorised independent, international investigation into war crimes that took place during the final months of the decades-long armed conflict in Sri Lanka.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 13:41
Sri Lanka has cautioned the US against imposing any foreign solution to the issues concerning its people.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 16:01
DMK, a key UPA ally, on Thursday hoped India would back a resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC session in Geneva.
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