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Monday, 23 October 2017 - 17:10
"Sri Lanka continues to deprive itself of benefits of Transitional Justice" - UN Special Rapporteur
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The UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff concluded his 2-week tour to Sri Lanka today (23).

He his statement to the media he said that he will make specific recommendations about the human rights dimensions of security sector reform.

De Greiff said that reparations should not be seen as a tool to ‘sideline’ truth and justice efforts.

He added, “This visit, which will lead to a report to the Human Rights Council, comes at a particularly critical juncture, in which determined decisions are called for. I hope to contribute to this process with my preliminary observations and recommendations, which I would like to share with you today, and with the fuller report to be presented to the Human Rights Council next year".

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