Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 3 April, 2014

Audio interview on UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka


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…”