This Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka” is also called the ‘Darusman report’ or ‘PoE report. Mr. Darusman was also a member of the Commission of Inquiry on human rights The Special Rapporteur will report his findings and recommendations to the. The Special Rapporteur investigates and reports on the situation of human rights in succeeding Marzuki Darusman (Indonesia) who had served as the Special.

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This statement should have disqualified Daruzman Ratner instantly. People continue to flee, reporting oppression in their villages, restrictions on movements, lack of access to food and livelihoods, and a very real fear of a new wave of violence.

The available information is overwhelming. One mother described how she had to choose which children to save.

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However, in light of the significant human rights issues that lie at the heart of this crisis, it is critically important for the displaced people not to be returned without adequate guarantees for human rights protection in place. The Sri Lankan government issued a short statement on 13 April which condemned the report as “fundamentally flawed in many respects” and “patently biased material which is presented without any verification”.

United Kingdom — The Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued a statement on 27 April supporting the establishment of the panel of experts and welcoming the report. Sri Lanka government refused to allow them into the country and refused to talk to them. They resulted in the emptying and destruction of entire villages. But I could not understand why he did not then take forceful disciplinary action.

The objective of the Government is to provide urgent relief and to engender a sense of confidence among the people affected by the conflict and give impetus to the reconciliation process.

Stay tuned Garnett, it is going to be interesting as there will be a lot of rotten eggs slapped on so many embarrassed International-caucasian lobster-red faces…….

The road to peace may be long and painful, but it is achievable. It puts the lives of those individuals and their families at risk. Her husband returned the next morning to the village and dug through pits of bodies until he found the corpse of their son. Many fled the country immediately after, for fear of being further targeted by the military. However, let us remember that the and events did not take place in a vacuum.

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Please tag us using the proper handles Twitter: Iii PTK hospital was packed with hundreds of injured civilians. Hundred of shells rained down on the NFZ 1. We welcome that, for the body of information and materials we are collecting is concrete and overwhelming.

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It seems incredible now that the government responded to allegations against it by producing a narrative that did not address those allegations. The Mission has also heard testimony of men arbitrarily arrested and detained by the Myanmar military, often subjected to torture or ill-treatment because they were suspected of being affiliated to or supportive of an ethnic repodt organization. The Sri Lankan army had intentionally targeted Tamil civilians. We further call for the release of the full reports of all internal investigations into allegations of human rights violations and abuses.

We encourage the Reporh to communicate in a transparent manner details about these and other efforts, particularly their human rights objectives and how they plan to fulfil them.


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This entry was posted on Thursday, January 11th, But it turned out to be a sick attempt by these three Musketeer- voyeurs in Halloween masks, and this book of fiction is nothing to get excited about and will no way win the Pulitzer Prize nor the Booker Prize.

The opposite is that government used sledgehammers to crack nuts, and was overwhelmingly guilty of murder which include deliberate targeting of civilians and a range of paramilitary activities.

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We know of only a small number of soldiers, police and others reportedly investigated for improper conduct and crimes, primarily linked to one particular massacre at Inn Din. We proposed a mission to the country for specific dates in February. Geport Darusman Report has been heavily critiised for its method and its aims.

After the Darusman Report came out, with its excessive attack on the manner in which Sri Lanka had dealt with LTTE terrorism, I thought darusmman necessary to warn the President about what was going on. Apart from the fact that soldiers should under no circumstances react violently against civilians unless they are themselves in grave danger, it was possible that there were members of the forces who had no affection for the government, nor for Tamils following the approach of Sarath Fonseka before his conversionand they had no qualms therefore about aggression that could bring the government into disrepute.


We are proceeding thoroughly, meticulously, to gather information, analyse it and draw conclusions. When I read of, and hear, the President expressing concerns about an international conspiracy to destabilize his government, and topple him, I feel immensely sad.

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Also, sadly, even though he might not have been ambitious himself, he seemed to see himself as the principal guardian of the victory the forces had won, with an obligation therefore to block the way of those who were anxious to give more political powers to Tamil politicians. The panel criticised the UN for not protecting civilians. People want to be heard and taken seriously; they want to understand why they suffer; they want a better darus,an for themselves and their children; they want to live in peace with their neighbours, and to be reassured that they will no longer fall victim to violence and oppression.

The idea was put to me, darhsman politely, by the head of the Sri Lanka desk at the UN, who said that, whereas Mahinda Rajapaksa had been a good leader during the War, perhaps someone else was better suited to lead during peacetime. For the Fact-Finding Mission, the events we are examining in detail in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states are products of a longstanding, systemic pattern of human rights violation and abuse in Myanmar.

A Reeport document estimated that 7, civilians were killed between August and 13 May For with Fonseka as his principal opponent, Rajapaksa had to cover that flank as it were, so that it was extremists who played the largest role in his campaign, not the fundamentally decent and moderate SLFP leadership. It must place the rights and dignity of the victims of the conflict at the centre of the approach to accountability.

He however had done what was required, since he knew how they had behaved in the past. Indeed the Paranagama Commission criticizes Channel 4 in paragraph page for failing to supply the original film footage. That incident reeport bizarre, because by the time the violence occurred the TNA representatives had finished speaking and left, and until then, they said, what were clearly soldiers in mufti had behaved with restraint.

Asoka de Silva H. I told this to the President, who thereupon agreed reoprt amongst my duties as his adviser on Reconciliation would be monitoring the work of the Committee and reporting to him on what was happening.

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