This Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka” is also called the ‘Darusman report’ or ‘PoE report. Mr. Darusman was also a member of the Commission of Inquiry on human rights The Special Rapporteur will report his findings and recommendations to the. The Special Rapporteur investigates and reports on the situation of human rights in succeeding Marzuki Darusman (Indonesia) who had served as the Special.

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The final months of the Sri Lankan Civil War resulted in the deaths of thousands of civilians, the displacement of more than , and allegations of gross violations of international and humanitarian law by both sides. We are proceeding thoroughly, meticulously, to gather information, analyse it and draw conclusions. The surrounding area showed no indication of any firing. One reason is that what he fears is not entirely without foundation.

Information we received also suggests that Myanmar security forces attacked groups of Rohingya during their journey. But I could not understand why he did not then take forceful disciplinary action. The panel noted that the UN’s decision not to provide specific figures made civilian casualties “less newsworthy”. Desmond Tutu Peace Centre.

The Myanmar Government has rejected the need for and blocked every attempt of an independent and impartial investigation, including by ourselves. It is difficult to see how those who returned can rebuild their past lives.

The mother told the Fact-Finding Mission with haunted eyes: On 12 April the panel handed over its report to the Secretary-General who passed on a copy to the Sri Lankan government. It points at human rights violations of the most serious kind, in all likelihood amounting to crimes under international law. We are very concerned that humanitarian actors, including the United Nations, have not been granted access to conflict affected areas, including Tanai and Sumprabum Townships, while local aid agencies continue to face severe restrictions on the delivery of life-saving humanitarian aid to the civilians most affected by the fighting.

Archived from the original on 6 July The official estimate of unaccompanied and separated children in the camps in Bangladesh exceeds 5, The TNA won handsomely, with the determination of the Tamils to vote against government increased perhaps by what seemed strong arm tactics on the part of the forces against a candidate who was identified closely with the LTTE.


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His initial account of the killing of those who tried to surrender by carrying White Flags and leaving the Tiger lines indicates his bluff mindset, for he was reported as having said that those in air-conditioned rooms, an obvious reference to Gotabhaya, ordered that they be spared. The fact that these important reports were not translated into our National languages Sinhala and Tamil, and also there was no effort made to make them available widely, through both the release of an electronic soft copy version of it and printed versions, appears to be a deliberate strategy to drusman the public in the dark.

He agreed again, and immediately rang Lalith daruaman told him to appoint me to both positions.

One Rohingya interviewee told us how three generations of his family had been victimized by violence, fled abroad, returned under pledges of safety, only to have to flee again. Obviously, Ban Ki-Moon may have known that Marzuki had some telepathic power.

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More than new patients were arriving each day. When he asked me what I meant, I cited two clear examples. We have numerous accounts of children and babies who were killed, boys arrested, and girls raped. The second lively performance was in fact a dialogue, between a lady who had been great friends with those who plotted the coup and her devoted manservant. When nothing was done and we subscribed to a resolution that detracts from the very principles on which the UN had been established, I feared that the same lack of intelligence was now affecting our decision makers and those advising them.

Government responded, not by reoort out the contradictions in his accounts, and calling him a liar, but by saying he was a traitor.

The Paranagama Report also refutes the crimes against humanity charges against Sri Lanka. But I then found, as noted previously, that Mohan, having first admitted that the Committee had never met, but claimed he was waiting for a date from the Secretary of Defence, finally confessed six months later that the Secretary did not want there to be any rrport.

Overall, the widespread and systematic nature of the violence in all three townships suggests considerable prior military planning and organisation, which the Fact-Finding Mission is examining in detail.

Tell my why Garnett! Connect With ReliefWeb Receive news about us. When I pointed out that the allegations needed to be answered, he said that he had allocated that task to the Chief of General Staff, who was however given neither resources nor encouragement to proceed. Our politicised society has let the nation down. He evinced surprise when I said this, and declared that he had appointed a Committee which was doing its job.


Therefore it raises the question as to why the Paranagama Commission 2 nd Mandate Report which dealt with most of the allegations in the Darusman Report was not tabled in Geneva by the Government. It is a deliberate misreading of the Paranagama Report. This site uses rdport. Thisera Daya Sandagiri Wasantha Karannagoda.

The Report stated that the Government shelled on a large scale in three consecutive No Fire Zones, where it had encouraged the civilian population to concentrate, even after indicating that it would cease the use of heavy weapons.

The panel examined “the modalities, applicable international standards and comparative experience with regard to accountability processes, taking into account the nature and scope of any alleged violations in Sri Lanka”. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I was deeply disappointed that the new government did not embark on the reforms it had promised, and also disappointed that it did not move swiftly towards transparency on the question of accountability.

This entry was posted on Thursday, January 11th, RPGs were fired at the hospital around 27 March killing several civilians. January 3, in Enemies of the President’s Promise Tags: President, The Fact-Finding Mission darusmab receiving a flood of allegations of human rights violations and abuses against the Myanmar security forces, whether in Rakhine, Kachin, Shan or elsewhere.

This makes one wonder why the forces should have got involved, and indeed it was so foolish an action, were they the perpetrators, that one wonders whether she herself had arranged the attack, given that only she could benefit. Learn more, log on to: Published on 28 Apr — View Original.

Turn on more accessible mode. To this end, it purposely underestimated the number of civilians who remained in the conflict zone. In Marchthe Human Dausman Council designated Special Rapporteur Darusman to serve simultaneously on a three-member Commission of Inquiry to dsrusman the systematic, widespread and grave reports of violations of human rights in DPRK.