Speaking at the High Level Segment of the opening sessions of the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Sri Lanka’s minister of External Affairs said that Sri Lanka should be allowed to work towards accountability and justice on its own.
Addressing the UNHRC high level segment on ‘Strengthening of international Cooperation in the field of Human Rights’ Mangala Samaraweera said,
The 67 year old ethnic problem in Sri Lanka remains unsolved, said the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran and former Supreme Court Judge, in a meeting with Representatives Co-operatives Movement and Former Organisations.
The international media mission addressing the Jaffna Press Club at the conclusion of their visit. Photograph: Tamil Guardian
There remain “significant challenges” to media freedom in Sri Lanka said an international media mission,
The Sri Lankan government said it requested the assistance from the World Bank, India, the US and the UK to investigate financial fraud committed by the previous government under Mahinda Rajapaksa, Xinhua reported.