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UN Urges Sri Lanka To Fast Track The Process Of Justice & Reconciliation

The Human Rights body of the United Nation in its general meeting held in Geneva on Friday tabled a report in which it has alleged the Sri Lankan security forces

UN calls for creation of special court in Sri Lanka after new report confirms ‘horrific’ abuses

A new report released on September 16, 2015 by the United Nations human rights office has identified patterns of grave violations in Sri Lanka between 2002 and 2011, and recommends the establishment of a hybrid special court to ensure that justice is served.

Harper must ensure a genuine & complete boycott of the Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka: NDP

Ottawa, Canada (October 09, 2013): According to a press release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by Amneet Singh, Press Secretary of the National Democratic Party (NDP: "Official Opposition Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) and Deputy Chair of the National Caucus Rathika Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough-Rouge River) are calling on the Conservative government to send a clear message with a full boycott of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo in November".

Canada: Statement by NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan on Black July

Ontario, Canada (July 23, 2013): Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP) MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough – Rouge River) has issued a statement on 30th anniversary of "Black July" - July 1983, when hundreds of Tamils were killed and thousands more were displaced as their homes and businesses were distroyed in Sri Lanka.