Rights / Gender
New York, June 1 (JEN): Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of refugees being targeted and forced from their homes by angry mobs threatening reprisals for the Easter Sunday attacks which targeted Christian churches, as well as upscale hotels. more
‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance

New York: Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful a ...

Vital for Sri Lanka to send message that 'impunity is no longer tolerated' underlines UN rights chief

New York, Mar 23 (Just Earth News): Presenting an oral update on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, the top United Nations human rights official said that a general lack of trust in the imp ...