Tamil parties call for decisive action at 46th Session of UNHRC

Tamil parties call for decisive action at 46th Session of UNHRC

16 January 2021 03:37 pm

The elected representatives of the Tamil Community, leaders of Tamil national political parties, members of the Tamil victim communities and Tamil civil society movements in Sri Lanka have written a letter in the lead up to the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ahead of the evaluation of the situation of human rights in Sri Lanka.

Calling an independent inquiry into war allegations, genocides and crimes against humanity, the representatives of the Tamil Community reiterated the need for a concrete action with accountability, having the matter escalated to higher forums.

The members also urge the Member States to take a decisive and timely action to grant redress to the people who have been denied justice thus far.