Meeting on Alleged Rights Violations by SL in London
An international conference on Tamils, co-hosted by a British Parliamentary Group, will kick off in London tomorrow during which political leaders would discuss alleged rights violations by Sri Lankan Army in the last phase of the civil war.

CPI National Secretary D Raja and chief of CPI's Tamil Nadu unit D Pandian will be taking part in the four-day conference in London that is being hosted by All Parliamentary Group for Tamils in collaboration with British Tamils Forum.

The conference, which will see leaders representing Tamil community from across the globe, will call for justice through an international independent mechanism for truth and accountability with regard to the civil war in Sri Lanka.

Raja, who left for London today, will highlight the "callous" attitude of Sri Lankan government in addressing the concerns raised by international community with regard to alleged violations of human rights.

"The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva passed a resolution in March censuring Sri Lanka for human rights violations. Several months have passed, but there is no action on the ground by the Sri Lankan Government," he said.

Raja said on behalf of his party, he would emphasise that Sri Lanka should take "credible action" against violators of human rights.
Emerging story. Watch this space for updates as more details come in
Follow us on Twitter for all updates, like us on Facebook for important and fun stuff
Translate into:
© Copyright PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of any PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without their prior written consent.


Post a Comment
Share your thoughts
You are not logged in, please log in or register
Must See
Daily Mail
Digression
Order by

Order by

ABOUT US | CONTACT US | SUBSCRIBE | ADVERTISING RATES | COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER | COMMENTS POLICY

OUTLOOK TOPICS:    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Or just type in a few initial letters of a topic: