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UNHRC calls for investigation on former LTTE leader over 'wholesale recruitment' of child soldiers

June 26, 2020 2:28 pm

Karuna Amman was the deputy to LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabakaran. In 2004, he walked out of the LTTE with his eastern province cadres and later formed his own political party.

UN rapporteur unhappy over Sri Lanka's reconciliation progress

July 14, 2017 10:49 pm

Referring to a UN Human Rights Council resolution on rights accountability, Emmerson said "progress in achieving the key goals set out in in the resolution is not only slow but seems to have ground to a virtual halt".

Congress backs Sri Lanka probe, government abstains at UNHRC

March 28, 2014 12:58 am

India along with 11 other countries abstained from voting while 12 other countries including Russia, China and Pakistan opposed the resolution.