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Sri Lanka MAP Report – An Alternative Roadmap to Victims’ Justice

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel issues its Thematic Report to coincide with the Human Rights Council’s 37th Session, setting out the MAP’s renewed and additional recommendations going forward. The Thematic Report can be found here: MAP-Thematic Report-9 Nov 2017

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Publication of Sri Lanka MAP Report – An Alternative Roadmap to Victims’ Justice

Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel PRESS RELEASE: 9 November 2017  PUBLICATION OF THEMATIC REPORT: An Alternative Roadmap to Victims’ Justice Today the Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel (‘MAP’) issues its Thematic Report: An Alternative Roadmap to Victims’ Justice. The MAPs … Continue reading

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Press Release: Thirty-Sixth Session of the UN Human Rights Council

The 30th of August marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. This day has a particular resonance for the Sri Lankan Tamil community whose members have been subjected to decades of abductions, secret prisons, and disappearances at … Continue reading

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Press Release: Adoption of the Resolution 34/L.1

On 23 March 2017, the United Nations Human Rights Council (“HRC”) adopted the Resolution on ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka,’ (A/HRC/34/L.1). Resolution 34/L.1 reaffirms the full and proper implementation of HRC Resolution 30/1 of October 2015, … Continue reading

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Press Release: “Sri Lanka Rejects Foreign Judges in Accountability Mechanism: What next?”

On 9 March 2017, the Monitoring Accountability Panel (“MAP”) held a side event at the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This event followed the publication of MAP’s Second Spot Report (dated 28 February). International lawyer Richard … Continue reading

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MAP Experts Refer Sri Lanka To ICC, If It Continues To Act In Bad Faith

Richard J. Rogers and Andrew Ianuzzi represented the MAP at an event held during the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. During the presentation, the MAP recommended Sri Lanka be referred to the International Criminal Court … Continue reading

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Second Spot Report: Roadmap for Justice in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel issues its Second Spot Report to coincide with the briefing of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, to the Human Rights Council at its 34th regular session. The Second Sport Report can be found here: … Continue reading

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Press Release: Publication of the Second Spot Report

Today the Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel (‘MAP’) issues its Second Spot Report. The international legal experts provide an independent assessment of the transitional justice efforts by the Sri Lankan Government, and recommendations going forward. The Second Spot Report coincides … Continue reading

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Press Release: Future Publication of the Second Spot Report

On 28 February 2017, the Monitoring Accountability Panel (“MAP”) will issue its Second Spot Report, which will coincide with the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council (the ‘HRC’) scheduled for 27 February to 24 March 2017 in Geneva. … Continue reading

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Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms- Final Report, Volumes I and II

The Final Report of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF) was completed on November 2016. Volume I of the Final Report contains the CTF’s observations during the consultation process, as well as their recommendations regarding the four transitional justice mechanisms: … Continue reading

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