The leader of the opposition in Sri Lanka shrugged off the upcoming resolution at the UN Human Rights Council this month, questioning the government in calling for support against it earlier this week.
Photograph: Daily Mirror
Speaking at an election rally in the South, UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe told the crowd,
“The UNHRC cannot take Sri Lanka to international criminal courts and it cannot impose sanctions on Sri Lanka. Then why is all this fuss?”
See more from the Daily Mirror here.
Also see our earlier posts:
‘I saved Sri Lanka from ICC’ says Ranil Wickremesinghe (13 March 2014)
UNP: 'no one can take the President before any international tribunal' (03 March 2014)
Won’t support corrupt government, will protect ‘war heroes’ – UNP MP (25 February 2014)
UNP 'opposed to international inquiry' (19 November 2013)
UNP MP condemns NPC resolution calling for international inquiry (31 January 2014)
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