A hybrid court, but how strong will it be?

  The Governments of Sri Lanka, the United States, the United Kingdom, Montenegro, and Macedonia have published the text of a joint resolution which will form the basis of the follow up to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ “OISL” report. You can read the...

A perspective from the global south

Every day we will be blogging one of our one-page mini essays that make up our media pack that accompanies the release of the UN report. You can download the entire pack here. UN OISLPressure for an international accountability process has come from around the...

The “OISL” investigation: frequently made assertions

Every day we will be blogging one of our one-page mini essays that make up our media pack that accompanies the release of the UN report. You can download the entire pack here. It does no good to go raking up the past. We should let sleeping dogs lie. This report is...

The “OISL” investigation: frequently asked questions

Every day we will be blogging one of our one-page mini essays that make up our media pack that accompanies the release of the UN report. You can download the entire pack here. Why was an investigation not launched immediately after the war? In early 2009, there was a...

A strong report, let’s make it count

Today, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights released its long awaited report into human rights violations in Sri Lanka 2002-2011. You can read a summary of the report here You can read the full report here You can read our media guide to the report...