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Sri Lanka: UN Rights Council Scrutiny Crucial

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves after addressing parliament during the ceremonial inauguration of the session, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, January 3, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena (Geneva) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should maintain its rigorous scrutiny of Sri Lanka’s worsening human rights situation and press for genuine improvements, Human Rights Watch said today. At the Council’s upcoming session, which begins on September 13, 2021, UN member countries should express their alarm about the ongoing abuses by the government of…

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