Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 April, 2014

Short interview with Luwie Ganeshathasan on UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka

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Luwie Ganeshathasan, Researcher with the Legal and Constitutional Unit at CPA, discusses the UNHRC’s resolution on Sri Lanka, issues around compliance, the concept of sovereignty and the best way forward for Sri Lanka.

“This concept that sovereignty is absolute and no other international country or international forum has the right to intervene in the internal affairs of a particular country is a bit outdated because there is general recognition that grave violations of human rights or violations of human rights of people in one particular country affect the global community as a whole…”