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Zeid’s report notes Lanka probe

The annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, which will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in March, takes note of the investigations on Sri Lanka.

The report notes that during the period under review, which is between January and December last year, the Council had requested the High Commissioner to undertake a comprehensive investigation into alleged serious violations of human rights by both parties in Sri Lanka during the period covered by the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission.

He notes that in 2014 his office continued to support or established five commissions of inquiry mandated by the Human Rights Council or the Security Council, and initiated investigations on human rights violations in Sri Lanka and Iraq pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions.

The report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights will be discussed during the March session of the Council where a separate report in to be presented on the investigations on the war conducted by a team appointed by Zeid’s office. (ER)

2 Comments for “Zeid’s report notes Lanka probe”

  1. kudson

    all culprits irrespective of staus have to be punished

  2. human rights violation must punished. srilanka after the enthnic war killed the civilians 100000 thousand people.most of them are minorty,nortern easteran provance about 45 thousand,this was done by the government,oder was givien by mr rajapaska and brother mr gota,the whole world was opposed. 15 march they must face the international criminal court,

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