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Sri Lanka: Need an International Accountability Mechanism - Amnesty, HRW, ICJ ...

Establish an International Accountability Mechanism - Amnesty International, HRW, ICJ, 8 International HR Organisations, Sri Lanka Campaign, Tamil Torture Survivors, Pearl Action, TGTE, Australian Tamil Congres Statements.

Purely International Processes and Universal Jurisdiction: The Only Remaining Options for Sri Lanka - ICJ

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), February 28, 2020 - At the UN Human Rights Council, the ICJ today urged renewed international action to ensure justice and accountability for crimes under international law in Sri Lanka.

The statement, delivered during a discussion of updates and reports from the High Commissioner for Human Rights, read as follows:

“The ICJ deeply regrets the Sri Lankan Government’s withdrawal of support for the process under resolutions 30/1 and 40/1. ICJ supports the joint statement read by IMADR.

Waiting in Vain: Amnesty, HRW, ICJ, Asian Forum, IMADR and LRWC Call for Justice for Victims in Sri Lanka

Geneva, 20 March 2019 - Amnesty International, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists, International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) and Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada - Oral Statements today at the Interactive dialogue on the OHCHR report on Sri Lanka, at the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

ICJ Urges Sri Lanka  to Take Immediate Measures to Establish the Judicial Mechanism with International Involvement - Encourages Member States to exercise universal jurisdiction

Geneva, 01 March 2019 - International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status, in a written statement to the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council, urges Sri Lanka to take immediate measures to establish the judicial mechanism with international involvement as contemplated under operative paragraph 6 of Resolution 30/1 of the Council. The mechanism should ensure gender parity, be accessible for women in civil society, and allow female victims to fully participate in the process, it says.

UNHRC: Oral Statements by HRW, ICJ, FORUM-ASIA and Pasumai Thaayagam

Oral Statements by HRW, ICJ, FORUM-ASIA and Pasumai Thaayagam at the 37th session of the Human Rights Council.

Accountability Mechanism Cannot Be Seen As Credible Without Involvement of International Judges, Prosecutors and Investigators - ICJ

"The ICJ reiterates that, in line with operative paragraph 6 of resolution 30/1,1 the accountability mechanism cannot be seen as credible without involvement of international judges, prosecutors and investigators."

United Nations Human Rights Council
37th Regular Session, 26 February to 23 March 2018
Item 2

Oral Statement of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
on the reports by the High Commissioner for Human Rights concerning
Sri Lanka (UN Doc A/HRC/37/23) and Colombia (UN Doc A/HRC/37/3/Add.3 ).

22 March 2018

Mr. President,


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