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Rights Groups comment on SL’s abuse of human rights and UN’s deafening silence

May 30, 2009

Times of India – UN chief, top aide knew of Tamil massacre, claims report

The Associated Press – UN urged to release Sri Lankan civilian death toll

AFP – Amnesty urges probe of Sri Lanka civilian deaths

Voice of America – Rights Group Asks UN to Speak Out on Sri Lanka ‘Bloodbath’

Swiss Info –UN under fire over Sri Lanka response

Human Rights Watch : Sri Lanka: UN Rights Council Fails Victims

Member States Ignore Need for Inquiry Into Wartime Violations. The Human Rights Council did not even express its concern for the hundreds of thousands of people facing indefinite detention in government camps. The council ignored urgent needs and wasted an important chance to promote human rights.
– Juliette de Rivero, Geneva advocacy director

Read full report here.

Sky News –  Jokes About Human Rights

BBC – Calls mount for Sri Lanka probe

Amnesty International – Humanitarian help in Sri Lanka under threat 
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