The UNHRC panel to probe alleged human rights abuses during final stages of armed conflict in Sri Lanka will continue to seek access to the country despite its refusal to allow them into the nation.
A week after it launched ground offensive in Gaza, Isareli Army on Thursday vowed to continue its assault ``above, on and below the ground` to exterminate Hamas.
India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel`s offensive on Gaza.
Sri Lanka will "nip in the bud" any attempt to revive the LTTE, foreign minister said today, even as there was "compelling evidence" that the banned outfit was carrying out a global campaign to raise funds for terror activities in the country.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has described his party`s victory in the provincial polls as a mandate against the UN rights resolution on his country.
Reaction to India`s support for the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka was negative in the island nation on Friday.
Sri Lanka on Thursday rejected a US-sponsored resolution at UN Human Rights Council and said it understood the domestic political compulsions of India for voting against Colombo.
Hardening its stand, key UPA ally DMK on Sunday slammed the Centre for its "lukewarm" response on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
Sri Lanka on Monday made it clear that
it will not abide by the UNHRC resolution that censured it
over its human rights record.
Overseas Indian Affairs Minister
Vayalar Ravi said India`s supported the UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka keeping in mind Tamil sentiments.
In an apparent reference to India,
Sri Lanka said "certain domestic compulsions" had forced friends to vote for the UNHRC resolution.
The UNHRC adopted the resolution which noted with concern that an internal
inquiry report in Sri Lanka does not adequately address "serious allegations" of violations of international law.
Hillary Clinton welcomed a UN resolution asking Sri Lanka to probe allegations of human rights violations during civil war against the LTTE.
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