Sri Lanka

Open Letter to the President and Government of Sri Lanka to Expedite the Investigation of Disappeared Sri Lankan Human Rights Defender Mr Pattani Razeek
28 June 2011 4:44 am

H.E. President Mahinda Rajapakse President of Sri Lanka Fax: +94 11 243 0590 Email: gosl@presidentsl.org 28 June 2011 Your Excellency, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), a membership-based regional human rights organization, is gravely concerned with the failure of Your Excellency’s Government on the investigation into the disappearance of Sri Lankan human rights [ Read more ]

17th HRC Regular Session: Oral Statement on the UN Expert Panel Report on Sri Lanka
30 May 2011 8:08 am

17th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: Updates by the High Commissioner for Human Rights – General Debate Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Oral Statement Delivered by Ms. Giyoun Kim Monday, 30 May 2011 Thank you Mr. President. FORUM-ASIA appreciates the opening statement of the High Commissioner which [ Read more ]

16th HRC: General Debate — Human Rights Situations in Sri Lanka
14 March 2011 9:00 pm

16th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council On the Human Rights Situations in Sri Lanka (Item 4: Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention – General Debate) Tuesday, 15 March 2011 Thank you Mr. President. FORUM-ASIA urges the seized attention of the Council to the situation in Sri Lanka, in which the [ Read more ]

FORUM-ASIA Condemns Arrest of Printing Workers in Sri Lanka
14 September 2010 4:56 am

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) condemns the arrest of Mr. Jayampathy Bulathsinhala, and eleven other persons related to the printing trade in Sri Lanka. They were all arrested under the broad powers of the Prevention of Terrorism Act of 1982 for printing a poster related to an opposition party’s campaign against [ Read more ]