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Sri Lanka: Observations on a Proposed Commission of Inquiry and International Independent Group of Eminent Persons

, Index number: ASA 37/030/2006

On 6 September 2006 the President of Sri Lanka announced that he would invite an International Independent Group of Eminent Persons (IIGEP) to act as observers of the activities of the Commission which will investigate alleged abductions, disappearances and extra judicial killings. Amnesty International has welcomed the opportunity to provide recommendations on establishing a commission of inquiry into serious violations of human rights law and international humanitarian law in Sri Lanka. This document lists Amnesty International's observations on the proposals.

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