Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 October, 2007

Peace Support Group (PSG) Statements – 2000 to 2006

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A complete list of statements by the Peace Support Group (PSG), from 2000 to 2006. The Peace Support Group included the following members:

  • Ms. Sunila Abeysekara
  • Mr. Sunil Bastian
  • Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy
  • Mr. Sunanda Deshapriya
  • Mr. Rohan Edrisinha
  • Mr. Kethesh Loganathan
  • Mr. Jehan Perera
  • Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
  • Mr. Javid Yusuf
  • Mr. Jeevan Thiagarajah
  • Mr. Joe William

The full list of statements are as follows, and are each available for download below:

  1. Call for an end to killings and a return to negotiation for peace in Sri Lanka – 22nd June 2006
  2. PSG calls for talks on ceasefire as a matter of the utmost priority – 9th January 2006
  3. PSG statement to Jakarta Tsunami Relief Donor Conference – 6th January 2005PSG calls for strengthening of human rights and respect for humanitarian standards – 10th August 2004
  4. PSG calls for constructive cohabitation to advance the peace process – 21st November 2003PSG calls for strengthening public faith and confidence in the peace process – 14th July 2003
  5. PSG calls for putting peace process back on track – 27th May 2003PSG Welcomes Commencement of Formal Talks in Thailand – 16th August 2002
  6. PSG calls on all parties to strictly abide by ceasefire Agreement (CFA) and assistSLMM in its monitoring functions – 19th July 2002
  7. PSG Urges Timely Implementation of Ceasefire Agreement and Early Commencementof Direct Negotiations – 27th June 2002
  8. PSG calls for respect for human rights and humanitarian norms in theimplementation and monitoring of cease-fire agreement – 28th February 2002
  9. PSG stresses pivotal importance of human rights – 16th January 2002PSG welcomes cease fire announcements by Government and LTTE- 31st December 2001
  10. PSG claims election verdict is a mandate for peace11th December 2001An open letter to all political parties – An agenda for peace(General Elections 2001) – 30th October 2001
  11. PSG calls on political parties to declare positions on ethnic conflict- 29th October 2001PSG warns of escalation of violence and calls for immediate casefire- 1st October 2001
  12. PSG welcomes PA-UNP dialogue – 24th August 2001PSG calls for ceasefire and re-activitation of the peace process [also releasedas an advertisement in the local newspapers] – 15th August 2001
    Peace Support Group calls for an interim government of peace & reconciliation
    [also released as an advertisement in the local newspapers] – 18th July 2001
  13. PSG proposal for revival of peace process – 7th June 2001PSG urges government and LTTE to ceasefire and engage in talks – 4th May 2001Statement submitted to the UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) at its 57thSession, March / April 2001 – 5th April 2001
  14. PSG calls on government and LTTE to proceed to direct talks – 15th March 2001Call for ceasefire and immiediate negotiations on political solution – 4th January 2001PSG condemns attacks on groups and individuals committed to the peace process- 26th February 2001
  15. Joint Statement for Paris Aid Group meeting – December 2000PSG Calls for Immediate Halt of Hostilities – 04th August 2006 in English, Sinhala

Download all the press releases and statements as a ZIP file from here.