Posts Tagged ‘LTTE’

More controversy surrounding the issue of retaliation against HRDs in Sri Lanka

September 10, 2013

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On 9 September 2013, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, told the Human Rights Council in Geneva that she had an immediate concern for the protection of human rights defenders, journalists and communities that she met during her recent visit to Sri Lanka. Read the rest of this entry »

State media in Sri Lanka lead attacks on Human Rights Defenders

June 4, 2013

According to a statement from the Federation of Media Employees Trade Unions forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) on 4 June there is an ongoing attack in Sri Lanka on┬áHuman Rights Defenders, NGOs & opposition politicians through the Independent Television Network (ITN). The statement give concrete and detailed indications to show that ITN – in spite of its name – has continued to follow the government line and┬ástarted a fresh round of attacks in May this year. Read the rest of this entry »