human rights council

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UN rights council divided over Sri Lanka

Article Date: 
26 May 2009

If a compromise is not found, Sri Lanka's draft resolution would be submitted for adoption by the Council since it was tabled before the Swiss version.

Article Source: 
AFP

UN faces fierce clash over call for Sri Lanka war crimes inquiry

Article Date: 
26 May 2009

The division sets the stage for a session today that will test the very purpose of the Human Rights Council. Israel, which had an investigation into its Gaza offensive forced on to it by the Council, is furious at the prospect of Sri Lanka escaping the same fate.

Article Author: 
Catherine Philp
Article Source: 
Times of London
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