Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka

Updated - November 17, 2021 02:35 am IST

Published - September 16, 2015 04:03 pm IST

A U.N. report published on September 16, 2015 has identified patterns of grave violations in Sri Lanka between 2002 and 2011, strongly indicating that war crimes and crimes against humanity were most likely committed by both sides to the conflict. The report recommends the establishment of a hybrid special court, integrating international judges, prosecutors, lawyers and investigators, as an essential step towards justice.

1. Read the >overarching report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka.

2. Read the accompanying >report of the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka.

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