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Sri Lanka: Oral statement during the interactive dialogue on the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka at HRC 40

, Index number: ASA 37/0080/2019

Amnesty International delivered an oral statement during the Interactive Dialogue on the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council's 40th session on 20 March 2019. In the statement Amnesty International welcomes the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka and shares the High Commissioner’s concerns over the government’s slow progress in establishing meaningful transitional justice measures, which as the report highlights, has engendered a loss of faith among victims and other stakeholders.

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