Archives

Media Statement Statement by Foreign Minister

admin/ March 22, 2018/ /

37 HRC- FM-Sinhala Statement by Hon.Tilak Marapana Hon. Tilak Marapana, PC., MP Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka    Agenda item 2 37th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 21 March 2018    Mr. President, Madam Deputy High Commissioner, Distinguished Delegates, It is an honour for me to be here today at the 37th Session of the

Read More

OMP is for reconciliation not to satisfy anyone else

admin/ March 21, 2018/ /

Daily Mirror- 2018-03-20 00:00:39 The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) is one of themain transitional justice mechanisms, the others being a truth commission, an office on reparations and a judicial mechanism to investigate allegations of violations and abuses of human rights. The OMP intends to promote justice and bring closure to those whose loved ones have gone missing. With the

Read More

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS

admin/ March 15, 2018/ /

OMP Media Release English OMP Media Release Sinhala Media Release of OMP – Tamil version PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE ON MISSING PERSONS l2thMarch 2018, Colombo The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) has officially ‘commenced duties following the appointment of the Chairperson and members by His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena on 28th February 2018 upon the recommendation made by the

Read More

President Promulgates State of Emergency for a Period of One Week

admin/ March 9, 2018/ /

President Promulgates State of Emergency for a Period of One Week This afternoon, acting in terms of section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance, President Maithripala Sirisena promulgated a state of emergency for a limited period of one week by bringing into force section 2 of the Public Security Ordinance. This state of emergency has been declared due to the

Read More