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Sri Lanka: Compulsory cremation of COVID-19 bodies cannot continue, say UN experts 1/25/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
UN expert calls on governments to renew their commitment for action to expand civic space during global crisis 7/10/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Zimbabwe
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Bachelet briefs States on Yemen, Eritrea, Iran, Sri Lanka, Cyprus, Nicaragua, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras and Venezuela 3/27/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • Eritrea
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Sri Lanka
  • Cyprus
  • Nicaragua
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
Press briefing note on Sri Lanka 3/27/2020
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
Oral updates and introduction to country reports of the Secretary-General and the High Commissioner (Colombia,Cyprus, Eritrea,Guatemala, Honduras, Iran, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Yemen) 2/28/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Eritrea
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Nicaragua
  • Sri Lanka
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Yemen
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
High Commissioner updates the Human Rights Council on human rights concerns, and progress, across the world 2/27/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Afghanistan
  • Central African Republic
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Eritrea
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Libya
  • Nicaragua
  • Myanmar
  • Sri Lanka
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Yemen
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
Sri Lanka: UN experts say army chief appointment is “affront to victims” of rights abuses 8/27/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Sri Lanka: Simmering ethno-religious tensions must not be ignored, says UN rights expert 8/26/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
Preliminary findings of Country Visit to Sri Lanka by the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief 8/26/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
Bachelet “deeply troubled” by appointment of new Sri Lankan army chief 8/19/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
       
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