November 23, 2009 Comments Off

It is just over 10 weeks since we launched the Campaign. In that time, pressure on the Sri Lankan Government (GoSL) – from this Campaign and from many other directions – has helped

November 20, 2009 Comments Off

Dear Heads of Government, On the occasion of the forthcoming meeting of Commonwealth Heads of Government, Amnesty International would like to draw your attention to recent developments in Sri Lanka and urge you

November 6, 2009 Comments Off

On 4th November, the US House of Representatives urged Sri Lanka’s government to guarantee the safety and quick release of some 300,000 Tamils and other war-displaced people currently held in camps. 1 By an

November 5, 2009 Comments Off

Senior Catholic figures, including the Archbishop of Colombo, are in Europe to lobby in favour of Sri Lankan Government. Their joint goal is to retain GSP+. The statement released below is a direct

October 29, 2009 Comments Off

UN Secretary-General Should Establish International Investigation The Sri Lankan government’s proposal to create a committee of experts to examine allegations of laws-of-war violations during the conflict between the government and the separatist Liberation

October 27, 2009 Comments Off

The Sri Lankan government’s ‘magnanimity deficit’ (see my article of October 13th for Global Brief) in the aftermath of the war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is creating a high

October 19, 2009 Comments Off

Press Release Three leading US human rights advocates have joined forces to urge UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, President Obama, and other world leaders to put an immediate end to an imminent humanitarian

October 15, 2009 Comments Off

Foreign Secretary David Miliband, together with Douglas Alexander, the Secretary of State for International Development, commented on the UK’s engagement in Sri Lanka during a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday

October 9, 2009 Comments Off

Article in the Daily Star, By Antony Loewenstein, advisor to the Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice. Israel’s war against the Gazan people in December and January devastated the tiny Strip, killing