Sri Lanka’s path to peace

We are pleased to announce the release of our new report “the Path to Peace”. You can download a copy here. The report is based on the testimony of nearly 300 war survivors and activists working in the north and east of Sri Lanka, and outlines their views...

War survivors – your views are needed

Have you been directly affected by the war in Sri Lanka? Do you know someone who has? If so there is now an opportunity to make your voice heard     The United Nations Human Rights Council and the Government of Sri Lanka have agreed an approach to dealing...

Mixed messages: what now for justice in Sri Lanka?

It has been a confusing couple of weeks for those following Sri Lanka’s delicate progress back towards peace. Sri Lanka’s President gave two perplexing interviews in which he made troubling and factually inaccurate statements about how Sri Lanka is intending to deal...

UK Government must come clean on ‘military reform’ in Sri Lanka

In November 2015, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced a £6.6 million package of funding from the UK to Sri Lanka “to support reconciliation, military reform, and to help people who were forced from their...

What just happened in Geneva?

Today the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted resolution 30/1 on accountability in Sri Lanka. You can watch the discussion here: You can read the final text here. And you can read our summary of what it means here. So is this good news or bad news? It is...