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Statement on the Recent Passage of the Office on Missing Persons Act

Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel’s Initial Statement on the Recent Passage of the Office on Missing Persons Act, 27 September 2016 MAP- Statement on OMP Act 27.9.16  

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UN High Commissioner on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka

During the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, the UN High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein gave an oral update on the reconciliation, accountability and human rights process in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mangala Samaraweera, expressed … Continue reading

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Is Sri Lanka living up to its commitment to UN Human Rights Council?

On 22 June 2016, during the 32nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, legal experts from the Monitoring Accountability Panel (“MAP”) gave their assessment of the Sri Lankan Government’s transitional justice programme to date. The panel discussion was … Continue reading

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Human Rights Council- Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner

An oral update was presented pursuant to Human Rights Council Resolution 30/1 on  promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka HRC- Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner

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Press Release: 27 June 2016.

MAP Presentation at UN Human Rights Council: “Sri Lankan Government Efforts Have Fallen Short of Expectations” Press Release-MAP-27 June 2016.

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Open Letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Sri Lanka Monitoring Accountability Panel’s Open Letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 27 June 2016 MAP-OpenLetter UNHCHR-27.6.16

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Richard J. Rogers- RFI Interview

Richard J. Rogers was interviewed by Radio France Internationale regarding Sri Lanka’s international commitment to a hybrid criminal court, as well as his views on a meaningful consultation process. The interview can be heard below:

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Peter Haynes- Presentation MAP

Peter Haynes represented the MAP at an event held during the HRC Session, where he discussed accountability measures, international crimes and political will in Sri Lanka. The presentation can be watched below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=528nEV6J5mk

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Spot Report: Roadmap for Justice in Sri Lanka

Report submitted to the Human Rights Council (short version): MAP-SPOT REPORT-HRC 15.02.16-SHORT Report distributed at the Human Rights Council Thirty-first Session (long version): MAP-SPOT REPORT-18.02.16  

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The Appointment of Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka to the Sri Lanka Parliament Is an Affront to Victims of the Civil War

Press Release The Sri Lanka Monitoring and Accountability Panel (“MAP”) notes with great concern the appointment on 9 February 2016 of Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka to parliament as a national list member. Field Marshall Fonseka was the commander of the … Continue reading

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