Resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at UN Human Rights Council

Washington D.C, Sept. 25 : A resolution, marking an important step towards a credible transitional justice process in Sri Lanka with the support and involvement of the international community, has been tabled at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

United States Secretary of State John Kerry said, “Today the US, Sri Lanka and our partners tabled a resolution that represents a landmark shared recognition of the critical importance of truth, justice, reparations and guarantees of non-recurrence in promoting reconciliation and ensuring an enduring peace and prosperity for all Sri Lankans.”

“The resolution will help families of the missing find answer about their loved ones. And it lays out a path to provide truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence that the Sri Lankan people deserve while safeguarding the reputation of those, including within the military, who conducted themselves with honour and professionalism,” said Kerry in a statement. (ANI)