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...

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...