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Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 23:05
Domestic investigation cannot be trusted; 62 human rights activists write to Geneva.
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The Foreign Affairs Ministry states that it is ready to respond on September 30th to the UNHRC report to be released tomorrow.

The ministry further stated that a detailed answer would be prepared after scrutinizing the facts of the report to be released tomorrow.

Addressing the 30th session of UNHRC yesterday, its commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein said the investigation report on Sri Lanka would be released on Wednesday.

Meanwhile a group of human rights activists have written to the UNHRC that the proposed international investigation on Sri Lanka should be referred to a legal process.

Press Trust of India stated that 62 such human rights activists throughout the world have demanded this from the UNHRC.

They have pointed out that a domestic investigation could not be trusted therefore the matter should be further discussed within the UNHRC.

Press Trust of India further stated that this group of human rights activists has criticized the assistance pledged by the United States for a domestic investigation on Sri Lanka.

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