What just happened in Geneva (2.0)?

Last week, members of the UN Human Rights Council adopted another resolution on Sri Lanka – Resolution 34/1 – renewing the government’s pledges to deliver a meaningful process of justice and reconciliation.  In this post, we briefly explain how and why the resolution...

Guilty for screening a documentary. Help #DefendLena

[Update 27/2/17: a dedicated webpage with regular updates about Lena’s case has been set up here. You can also follow developments via @pusatkomas on Twitter] On Tuesday 21st February, Lena Hendry, a human rights defender in Malaysia, was convicted for her part...

2016 Christmas Appeal

Dear Friends, 2017 will be a critical year for Sri Lanka. In March, the UN Human Rights Council will decide whether to extend its monitoring of Sri Lanka’s justice and reconciliation process. Given the very limited progress to date, it is absolutely essential that...