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UN Rights Council Should Uphold Sri Lanka Commitments

During his presidential campaign and after his election, Gotabaya Rajapaksa left little doubt that Sri Lanka would not enforce its commitments on justice and accountability agreed to at the United Nations Human Rights Council. So the foreign minister’s announcement in Geneva last week that Sri Lanka was withdrawing from the 2015 resolution that addressed crimes by all sides during the 26-year civil war was no surprise. Expand Gotabaya Rajapaksa (second from right) at his presidential swearing-in ceremony in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, November 18, 2019. © 2019 REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte After…

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