Human Rights, not a tool to settle foreign policy issues –
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Geneva Ravinatha
Aryasinghe has sought a clarification from UN Human Rights High
Commissioner Navi Pillai as to why Sri Lanka’s response to her
report was not annexed when the latter was circulated among the
member countries ahead of its submission in the Human Rights Council
sessions this week, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said.
University of Politics
UNP candidates shield Sajith from Kularatna
The internal clashes in the UNP once again came to
light at a meeting of senior party officials in Tissamaharama last week.
While its former deputy leader and Hambantota District MP Sajith
Premadasa was engaged in his party’s campaign work in the district, a
telephone call from Sirikotha stated that the UNP Leadership Council
chairman Karu Jayasuriya and a few party seniors wanted to meet Sajith
and the UNP candidates contesting the Southern Provincial Council from
the Hambantota district.
UNHRC should work constructively, as many countries back Sri Lanka
-Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe
Plantation Industries Minister and President's
Special Envoy for Human Rights has led the Sri Lankan delegation to
Geneva many a time in the past, in his capacity as Human Rights
Minister. The Geneva team comprising Sri Lanka's Ambassador in Geneva,