COLOMBO; The UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday Sept. 11 urged the
government of Sri Lanks to establish a follow-up independent and transparent investigation into the Easter Sunday attacks with international assistance and the full participation of victims and their representatives.
Nada Al-Nashif, the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivering the report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka in Geneva, said that the Sri Lankan government must accelerate investigations and prosecutions in emblematic cases of human rights violations, including the Easter Sunday bombings, in compliance with international human rights standards.
“Truth seeking alone is not sufficient, and must be accompanied by clear commitment to accountability,” she said.
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