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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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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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Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms- Final Report, Executive Summary and Recommendations

The Final Report of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTF) was completed on November 2016. The Final Report contains the CTF’s observations and recommendations regarding the four transitional justice mechanisms proposed by the Government of Sri Lanka, as … Continue reading

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Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms- Interim Report

The Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms conducted public consultations on the design of transitional justice mechanisms in Sri Lanka. The Interim Report provides a summary of the submissions as well as recommendations regarding the establishment of the Office on … Continue reading

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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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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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