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Salem-News.com (Apr-08-2014 13:31)
Post UNHRC Resolution and the Banning of Diaspora OrganisationsVisvanathan Sivam for Salem-News.com
“The LTTE no longer exists,” said Fred Carver, campaign director at the Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice. “The Government of Sri Lanka's attempts to pretend otherwise are part of their attempts to stifle domestic dissent and isolate activists.”
US Ambassador Sison J. Michele remarked to the Foreign Correspondents Association on April 3, 2014, that although the recently passed resolution on Sri Lanka at the Geneva session wanted to investigate incidents between 2002 and 2009...
Salem-News.com (Nov-16-2013 18:02)
Four Realities about Nuclear Talks in GenevaMahmoud Reza Golshanpazhooh Special to Salem-News.com
United States Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters that the three-day talks were characterized with “mutual respect.”
(TEHRAN Iran Review) -
Geneva negotiations [between Iran and the six world powers over Iran's nuclear energy program] wrapped up following three days of heavy diplomatic wrangling after the two sides declared their decision to continue negotiations within 10 days.
Salem-News.com (Mar-11-2012 00:09)
EU Recommends Reversal of 2009 UNHRC Resolution Praising Sri LankaSalem-News.com
Cuba challenged the US Ambassador by asking her to submit a resolution on Guantanamo if they are so concerned with accountability issues.
UN Watch in Geneva, has reported that the EU has made recommendation to reverse the 2009 UNHRC Resolution that praised Sri Lanka’s conduct of the war.
Salem-News.com (Mar-08-2012 13:21)
Demand Accountability from Sri LankaMaja Daruwala Special to Salem-News.com
India should assert leadership at the UN Human Rights Council, and insist on concrete answers and actions.
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The time has come for India to be bolder and more confident on human rights at the international level. Its growing stature in international affairs demands this leadership position.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2012 21:47)
Tamils Welcome the Proposed US Resolution on Sri LankaSalem-News.com
Joint Statement by British Tamils...
We welcome the proposed resolution by the Government of the United States of America at the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council towards holding all parties to the conflict accountable during the last phases of the war in Sri Lanka.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2012 21:37)
SRI LANKA: Needed -- A Ministry of TruthNilantha Ilangamuwa Special to Salem-News.com
"... partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods." - Huntington's theory
The operation in Geneva has been accomplished, President Rajapaksa's critical political situation has been changed.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2012 15:39)
Left Takes to Streets over Rights BreachSalem-News.com
The State General Secretary also opined that CPM, would join the chorus of Western Countries moving a resolution against Sri Lanka for its failure on reconciliation, at Geneva.
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The CPM staged a demonstration in front of the Lankan embassy here, urging the Centre to pressurise the neighbouring country to bring about a political solution, on Monday.
Salem-News.com (Mar-05-2012 15:45)
Global Tamil Forum on the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights CouncilSalem-News.com
GTF firmly believes that only an international, independent investigation can secure truth and accountability for what happened during the war...
A true international effort, with the backing of key regional Governments, will bring real accountability for war crimes and reconciliation between communities in the island of Sri Lanka.
Salem-News.com (Mar-05-2012 13:59)
Tamils Demonstrate in GenevaSalem-News.com
The Sri Lankan government has strongly denied that its forces committed war crimes, and has resisted any international investigation.
About 2,000 Tamils demonstrated in Geneva on Monday, calling for the establishment of a tribunal to judge alleged “war crimes” committed by the Sri Lankan authorities in 2009.
Salem-News.com (Mar-01-2012 22:40)
Guardian Crimes get `Cover` from Government AgenciesJanet Phelan Salem-News.com
Someone goes to court and says you can't handle your affairs. There is no attempt made to prove this allegation and as a result, you lose all access to your money and cannot hire an attorney to get it back.
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Government agencies pledged to provide oversight for those handling the affairs of the most vulnerable.
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