What is the OISL report? The story of the UN process so far

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. Immediately after the war, some states pushed for allegations of war crimes to be...

The “OISL” UN investigation in Sri Lanka – media pack

We hereby release our media resource pack for the release of the “OISL” UN investigation in Sri Lanka, due to be published on Wednesday. Our pack is available here. We have also prepared a list of people willing to be interviewed after the report is...

What next? Part 3: Outside of Geneva

This is the final part of a three part series. You can read part 1 here, and part 2 here. Outside of Geneva In the first two parts of this article we have argued that the September session of the Human Rights Council is unlikely to fully meet the need for...

What next? Part 2: Deconstructing Transitional Justice

This is the second part of a three part series. You can read part 1 here, and part 3 will be available here when it is published tomorrow. Deconstructing Transitional Justice Sri Lanka needs a comprehensive approach to dealing with the past which incorporates...

What next? Part 1: Pragmatism or principle, a false choice?

This is the first part of a three part series; you will be able to read part 2 here, and part 3 here when they are published over the next two days. Pragmatism or principle, a false choice? In just a few weeks the United Nations will publish its investigation into war...