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Sri Lanka may be ousted from the United Nations (UNHRC)

Sri Lanka is faced with the grim prospect of being ousted from the United Nations Human rights Council (UNHRC) when it re-contests for an Asian seat at the next election in May 2008.

Under the resolution passed by the UN membership “members elected to the Council shall uphold the highest standards in the promotion and protection of human rights”

Sri Lanka’s human rights record has been under consistent attack internationally. Indeed; it has also come under review at the UNHRC itself.

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March 24, 2008 - Posted by | South Asia, World News

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