UN council votes for Sri Lanka civil war rights abuses inquiry

   Mar 28, 11:27 am

London, Mar. 28 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted for a resolution paving the way for an inquiry into rights abuses at the end of Sri Lanka's civil war.

The United States and the United Kingdom were among the countries, which sponsored a resolution that is for the first time calling for an international probe.

According to the BBC, Sri Lanka has consistently denied allegations of rights abuses and said it is being unfairly targeted.

The resolution however calls for a 'comprehensive investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights and related crimes by both parties in Sri Lanka,' the report added. (ANI)

Obama says majority of black folks don't use racism as an excuse Dec 20, 6:20 pm
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly said that a majority of black people do not use racism as an excuse.
Full Story
US govt not fully equipped to tackle nuclear terrorist attack: Report Dec 20, 6:20 pm
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A US congressional report suggests that the federal government is not competent enough to tackle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural catastrophe.
Full Story
Obama says decision to normalize diplomatic ties with Cuba will bring change Dec 20, 4:32 pm
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that Cuba will gradually witness a change in the wake of his decision to normalize diplomatic ties with the Cuban government.
Full Story
MH370 passengers' families protest in Beijing demanding search updates from govt Dec 20, 3:56 pm
Johannesburg, Dec20 (ANI): Grieving family members of the passengers of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 have started a protest outside the foreign ministry in Beijing accusing the government of failing to provide updated information on the search for the aircraft.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY