This Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka” is also called the ‘Darusman report’ or ‘PoE report. You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Darusman Report’ tag. The March of Folly – Propaganda against Sri Lanka: The Ministry of own goals. Justice and Reconciliation: A review of the Report of the UNSG’s Panel of Experts accountability in regard to the last stages of the war in Sri Lanka, both at the.

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His answer was that that was not the purpose of the narrative he was preparing. In other reort Wikisource. All those politicians you mentioned, Moon and the members of the D panel are political sluts and beggars, who sell their soles for a few votes and the fantastic perks they get from the UN. UN says army shelling killed civilians”.


Second, it requires fleshing out through details which are only available with government. So are members of the DPanel, all with no under-wear. After the Darusman Farusman came out, with its excessive attack on the manner in which Sri Lanka had dealt with LTTE terrorism, I thought it necessary to warn the President about what was going on. The Government also has the duty to inform the nation about what it has committed to implement in terms of a judicial mechanism in the co-sponsored UN resolution.

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The Darusman Repor t: UN Member States have welcomed this measure. Far too late it started an inquiry process, and got the services of international experts.

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There has been no no on the writing style used in its presentation. His initial account of the reprot 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.


My own view is that this unintelligent approach has done more damage to our forces than anything else, given how easy a defence would have been of the bulk of the charges made against the forces.

A UN document estimated that 7, civilians were killed between August and 13 May RSS – Subscribe to information finely tuned to your needs. Like me, he too suspected that the Committee had not done very much.

In fiction, invention and imagination reign supreme. Thus it seems ambiguous about the work done by Sir Desmond de Silva and his team, even though it has in fact renewed his contract. The army continuously shelled within the area from all directions, including land, air and sea.

At the risk of making myself even more unpopular with government, which cannot bear other people having been correct, I told the Secretary of Defence, when I was called in to help with editing of that account, that it did not answer the allegations. In the following months the Sri Lankan government failed to take any meaningful steps on accountability and more evidence emerged of alleged violations during the final months of the civil war.

UN chief receives report of panel of experts on human rights issues”. Also, sadly, even though he might not have been ambitious himself, he seemed to see himself as the principal guardian of the victory the forces had won, with an obligation therefore to block the way of those who were anxious to give more political powers to Tamil politicians.

And typically this occurred while one of the more extreme coalition partners of the government, which was seen as close to Gotabhaya, had introduced a Bill to amend the Provincial Councils Act so as to water down their powers. With a severe shortage of gauze or other sterile bandages, old clothes or saris were used as bandages.

Venkataraman Rajiv Gandhi V. Thus, it is quite clear, that the OISL report is firmly grounded in the grave allegations made by the Darusman Report.


Sri Lanka should initiate a process, with strong civil society participation, to examine in a critical manner, the root causes of the conflict, including ethno-nationalist extremism on both sides, the conduct of the war and patterns of violations, and the corresponding institutional responsibilities.

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The panel found that even two years after the end of the civil war there were no accurate, reliable figures for the number of civilian deaths during the final months of the civil war. Answer Not at all. Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson. Some of them were hit repeatedly, despite the fact that their locations were well-known to the Government.

Military courts and other domestic institutions were also incapable of providing accountability.

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Its shells fell near food distribution lines and the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC ships that were coming to pick up the wounded and their relatives from the beaches. My point Number 7 of that letter was on Human Rights in Sri Lanka, and your statement to Parliament on November 20th, said — the Liberals promised to support justice and reconciliation, to address the reporg crimes committed at the end of the civil war.

I mention this Darusman report in it. Sarath did srk like Daya Ratnayake, and sidelined him and would have lxnka him retired early, but Gotabhaya saved his career by sending him off to China for his Staff College Course. This entry was posted on Thursday, January 11th, With regard to the conflict, we have to deal with two extreme positions which feed off each other.