« ‘War crimes panel to be in place soon’ » by T. Ramakrishnan

Sensing the international pressure on investigation into alleged war crimes during the Eelam War IV, Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Thursday indicated that a domestic accountability mechanism would be in place before the 30 Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council was scheduled to begin in September.

via: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/war-crimes-panel-to-be-in-place-soon-sri-lanka-foreign-minister/article7183079.ece

« Sri Lanka elections: Sirisena pledges war crime inquiry » by The Hindu

Sri Lanka’s main opposition presidential candidate said the country cannot be charged with war crimes in the International Criminal Court, but he will launch a domestic inquiry if he wins a January election.

via: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/sri-lanka-elections-sirisena-pledges-war-crime-inquiry/article6708104.ece

« Sri Lanka must uphold democratic values: Chandrika » by Meera Srinivasan

« Sri Lanka should uphold democratic values in order to protect itself from international interference, the former President, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said. »

via: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/article5774411.ece

source: www.thehindu.com