Tuesday, March 13, 2012

United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resoulution

Posted on March 13th, 2012

Janaki Chandraratna Perth, Australia

The United States backed UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka was recently amended with the intention of appeasing the prevailing attitude of delegates to the original draft. In presenting the amended version, Donahue stressed the continued ‘solemn desire’ to assist GoSL to achieve its own LLRC report recommendations and provided an option for non members to be co-sponsors so that US backers like Britain, Canada and Australia can be actively involved with the resolution.  Read more...