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December 11, 2009 Comments Off

Recent comments from the UN, US, Vatican and other suggests that things in Sri Lanka are progressing as smoothly as is reasonable to expect. But the reason for communicating this message is that

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 4, 2009 Comments Off

Testimony by Andrew Stroehlein, International Crisis Group’s Communications Director, to the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights, 1 October 2009. Thank you, Madam Chair, for offering Crisis Group the opportunity to present our

October 4, 2009 Comments Off

Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, was challenged about Sri Lanka by FRANCE 24 journalist Philippe Bolopion. Here are the highlights of the interview: PB: We’ve talked to a few people about how you are

September 12, 2009 Comments Off

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights listed Sri Lanka with Afghanistan, Colombia, Congo, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen as countries where there are “grave violations of international human rights and humanitarian law”

September 9, 2009 Comments Off

The Secretary-General strongly regrets the decision of the Sri Lankan Government to expel Mr. James Elder, Spokesman for UNICEF in Sri Lanka. The Secretary-General expresses his full confidence in the work of the

September 7, 2009 Comments Off

First came the Economist’s scorecard giving Ban Ki-moon a very embarrassing 3 out of 10 for his handling of civil wars and “speaking truth to power”. [1] And then the leak of a

September 1, 2009 Comments Off

By LAKHDAR BRAHIMI & EDWARD MORTIMER For the Singapore Straits Times It has been three months since Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse declared the country “liberated” from Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)