Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 April, 2014

Audio interview on UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka

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CPA’s Executive Director Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu on the UNHRC’s resolution on Sri Lanka and its implications for the country.

“In terms of the fallout here in Sri Lanka I think we’ve had a very definite foretaste when Father Praveen and Ruki were detained, Jeyakumari is still in detention, there were a whole lot of cordon and search operations in the Vanni and even more detentions, so clearly the government intends to do a number of things. The first thing is to ensure that the flow of information outside with regard to past and continuing violations is curtailed to the point of extinction…”