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Sri Lanka: Government moves to Curb Racism

Paper No. 6071                                  Dated 08-Feb-2016

Guest Column by Dr Kumar David

Sri Lanka: Former President Rajapaksa ready to stage a come back

Paper No. 5963                             Dated 03-Jul-2015

By Col R Hariharan                                                          

Former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa announced that he would accept his loyal supporters demand to contest the forthcoming parliamentary election to be held on August 17.

Sri Lanka: Politics of NPC election – Update No. 234

Note No. 688                                         Dated 08-July-2013

By Col. R. Hariharan

President Mahinda Rajapaksa appears to have taken a pragmatic decision to go ahead with the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) election without tinkering with the 13th Amendment (13A).

Sri Lanka: UNHRC resolution and after – Update No. 231

 

Note No. 681                                                Dated 26-Mar-2013

Col R Hariharan

The UNHRC passed the U.S. sponsored resolution (A/HRC/22/L.1/Rev.1) on Sri Lanka at its 22nd session at Geneva on March 21, 2013. The text of the resolution is at Annexure. The resolution was passed by 25 votes to 13. Eight nations abstained. Gabon was absent. 

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