The West eyes wide closed:
Revisiting Tamil Tiger massacres in Sri Lanka
The term ‘ethnic cleansing’, incorporated into
the English dictionary in the 1990s, has been extensively used by
the international media in relation to the Yugoslav wars and has
become a popular phrase from 1992. There is no formal legal
definition of ‘ethnic cleansing’.
Lanka on path of development, social progress and peace
“At the conclusion of Sri Lanka’s universal
periodic review (UPR) last November, I informed the Working Group
that we would continue our practice of sharing with the UN Human
Rights Council our ongoing progress towards peace and normality. We
are present here today to share that progress.
56th anniversary of Sri Lanka-Russia diplomatic
Human rights should not be made a political tool- Russian
Russia made no bones about its continued backing
for Sri Lanka in Geneva when its Ambassador in Colombo at a recent
ceremony announced that his country will in 'every possible and
accessible ways and means' do what is necessary to garner support
for the country to fight being unfairly treated at the UN Human
Rights Council session.