November 19, 2009 Comments Off

The following report has come from reliable and trusted sources, who, for reasons of their own safety and those of others, have asked to remain anonymous. Last week a group of us got

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

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

October 8, 2009 Comments Off

To the Editor of The Times From Mr. Julian Filochowski, John Battle, MP, Edward Mortimer, Professor Andrew Rigby, Clare Short, MP Sir, Since your report on September 15 (“EU sanctions on Sri Lanka

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 30, 2009 Comments Off

“Sri Lanka isn’t important enough” is one of the comments we hear from decision-makers when they are being honest about why they are putting so little effort into pushing a just resolution. Crikey.com