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The Following is a Statement by Professor Tissa Vitarana, Chairman - APRC

Dec 31, 2007

The APRC discussed a proposal regarding the implementation of an interim solution to the situation in the North and East presented by the EPDP leader, Hon. Douglas Devananda, at its meeting on 17th December 2007



LTTE abuse of Tamils and the Truth

Dec 24, 2007

The attention of the Peace Secretariat was recently drawn to a statement by the LTTE Spokesperson for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs regarding Jaffna civilians and the transport of Sri Lanka military to and from Jaffna



A Determination to Denigrate

Dec 20, 2007

One of the saddest aspects of the recent determination to wag fingers at Sri Lanka is the failure to look at facts in asserting values. This became apparent in the recent attack on the National Human Rights Commission,



Aceh Peace Process Stakeholders and Facilitators Visit SCOPP

Dec 18, 2007

A highly representative delegation associated with the Aceh Peace Process in Indonesia visited the Peace Secretariat (SCOPP) on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 for a brief discussion



Advancing Human Rights in Geneva: Report on Activities of the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process

Dec 17, 2007

Two representatives of the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process formed part of the Sri Lankan delegation to the Sixth Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva



Anti-Sri Lanka Moves Deterred at Human Rights Council

Dec 14, 2007

The resumed Sixth Session of the Human Rights Council held in Geneva from 10th to 14th of December ’07 concluded with no resolution moved or any action taken on Sri Lanka despite an intense campaign



Sri Lankan Peace Official Comments on TRO, UNICEF

Dec 12, 2007

Statement by Prof Rajiva Wijesinha on behalf of the Sri Lankan delegation, at the debate in the United Nations Human Rights Council on December 12th on the Reports



“Don’t Preach to us on Human Rights”

Dec 11, 2007

11 December 07 - In a highly critical speech to the Human Rights Council on Tuesday (Dec. 11) the High Commissioner Louise Arbour, highlighted Sri Lanka’s failure to address a raft of human rights abuses



“Sri Lanka is as Flexible as it is Firm, It is as Firm as it is Flexible”: Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka

Dec 11, 2007

Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the UN in Geneva,Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka in responding to the statement by Ms. Louise Arbour UN High Commissioner



An Expanded Version of the Sri Lankan Reply to Concerns Raised in the Debate

Dec 11, 2007

An expanded version of the Sri Lankan reply by Prof Rajiva Wijesinha, Secretary General of the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process to concerns




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