A/HRC/43/48/Add.2: Visit to Sri Lanka Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
25 August 2020
The Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Ahmed Shaheed, visited Sri Lanka from 15 to 26 August 2019. In his report, the Special Rapporteur presents his observations of the general context of the country and its cooperation with international human rights mechanisms. He specifically identifies the main challenges to the right to freedom of religion or belief and analyses the root causes of religious intolerance and associated tensions in Sri Lanka. Lastly, he provides recommendations to overcome the challenges that he has highlighted.
Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief