Time for international action on accountability in Sri Lanka

Last week, Sri Lanka’s new government formally withdrew its support for UN Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution 30/1 – thereby pulling the plug on its long-standing pledge to establish a domestic accountability mechanism capable of investigating atrocity crimes...

Abandoned promises?

Today we publish a new report, ‘Abandoned Promises?’, looking at the current state of play for human rights in Sri Lanka, and evaluating the progress that the government has made towards addressing the legacy of the island’s brutal civil war, during which tens of...

A tough year ahead for human rights in Sri Lanka. Can you help us?

Below is a copy of our 2019/2020 Winter Appeal:   Dear Friend, 2019 was a mixed bag at the Sri Lanka Campaign. On the one hand, it was a year which saw some significant achievements and breakthroughs: In the spring, our advocacy work helped secure a new...