Centre for Policy Alternatives on 29 October, 2007

Krishanthi Coomaraswamy and the Embilipitiya Murder trials and its impact on Human Rights – In Sinhala

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This publication addresses the issue of the human rights regime in Sri Lanka in the light of the Krishanthy Kumaraswamy and Embilipitiya cases. Both have been heralded as landmark cases in holding members of the armed forces accountable for human rights violations. The publication highlights the issue of relative impunity for security force personnel with regard to human rights violations this goes to the heart of democratic governance and nation building. It impacts directly on the legitimacy of the state and its ability to perform the vital role in healing and reconciling the divisions that have plagued Sri Lanka over the last two decades. This publication is edited by Lionel Guruge and is published in Sinhala.

Centre for Policy Alternatives on 24 August, 2007

Krishanthi Coomaraswamy and the Embilipitiya Murder trials and its impact on Human Rights – In Sinhala

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Krishanthi Coomaraswamy and the Embilipitiya Murder trials and its impact on Human Rights – In Sinhala

This publication addresses the issue of the human rights regime in Sri Lanka in the light of the Krishanthy Kumaraswamy and Embilipitiya cases. Both have been heralded as landmark cases in holding members of the armed forces accountable for human rights violations. The publication highlights the issue of relative impunity for security force personnel with regard to human rights violations this goes to the heart of democratic governance and nation building. It impacts directly on the legitimacy of the state and its ability to perform the vital role in healing and reconciling the divisions that have plagued Sri Lanka over the last two decades. This publication is edited by Lionel Guruge and is published in Sinhala.

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