On 10th January 2013, the Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake, was removed from office by a vote of Parliament, after a Select Committee of seven government ministers declared her guilty of misconduct. A report by Geoffrey Robertson QC published this week by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) [...]
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The UN Human Rights Council has passed a Resolution on promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka. The Council noted with concern reports that Sri Lanka is not adequately addressing serious allegations of violations of international law made in the Report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission. The Council requested the Government of Sri Lanka [...]