This Report of the Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka” is also called the ‘Darusman report’ or ‘PoE report. Mr. Darusman was also a member of the Commission of Inquiry on human rights The Special Rapporteur will report his findings and recommendations to the. The Special Rapporteur investigates and reports on the situation of human rights in succeeding Marzuki Darusman (Indonesia) who had served as the Special.

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This statement should have disqualified Steven Ratner instantly. The Myanmar authorities have announced willingness to receive refugees back.

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The Government also systematically deprived people in the conflict zone of humanitarian aid, in the form of food and medical supplies, particularly surgical supplies, adding to their suffering. A first step in addressing such a crisis must surely be a recognition of the humanity of those who have had to flee and, consequently, of their human rights.

The idea was put to me, quite politely, by the head of the Sri Lanka desk at the UN, who said that, whereas Mahinda Rajapaksa had been a good leader during the War, perhaps someone else was better daursman to lead during peacetime. But this South Korean failed in that endeavour to comprehend.

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Women and girls have reported many instances of sexual violence. Most importantly, we have no indications of the security forces taking actions to halt the violence. The Panel was not allowed to enter Sri Lanka. All the information collected by the Fact-Finding Mission so far further points to violence of an extremely cruel nature, including against women. You can skip to the end and leave a response.

But I then found, as noted previously, that Mohan, having first admitted that the Committee had never met, but claimed he was waiting for a date from the Secretary of Dausman, finally confessed six months later that the Secretary did not want there to be any meetings. All IDPs were detained in closed camps, with inhuman conditions.


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He was thought the architect of the policy that held security to be the most important consideration, and that to ensure this the footprint of the military had to be heavy and pervasive.

Fourth — and I cannot believe that the main writers were responsible for this, given the very different perspective Godfrey put forward in the television interview — it seems to swallow wholesale the allegations against the UN leadership in Sri Lanka made by the Petrie Report.

Tools API – Real-time data stream to power next-generation apps. Drausman The answer to this question is to be found in paragraph 22 page 8 of the OISL report which reads as follows: When nothing was done and we subscribed to a resolution that detracts from the very principles on which the UN had been established, I feared that the same lack of intelligence was now affecting darusan decision makers and those advising them.

European Union at the United Nations. Large numbers of civilians were trapped and displaced for several days without adequate humanitarian assistance. The government reiterates its position that the Darusman Report is fundamentally flawed in many respects and that among other deficiencies, the Report is based on biased material, which is presented without any verification, the Ministry said.

Archived from the original on 20 July The army continuously shelled within the area from all directions, including land, air and sea. It points at human rights violations of the most serious kind, in all likelihood amounting to crimes under international law.

For the Fact-Finding Mission, the events we are examining in detail in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan states are products of a longstanding, systemic pattern of human rights violation and abuse in Myanmar. April 16, in Good Governance Tags: On 12 April the panel handed over its report to the Secretary-General who passed on a copy to the Sri Lankan government. Ratner and Yasmin Sooka, hopefully are young enough to be still around in The Government has put in place of its own accord a domestic mechanism dealing with a range of issues relevant to the conflict with a view to promoting reconciliation and confidence darusmwn people.


He spoke to the British parliamentarians in search of support from the sane among them. We operate independently, impartially and rigorously. Why would the Paranagama Commission do this, if it had accepted the film footage as repott I had every reason to worry.

I stress that this is not among the most dramatic testimonies we have taken but, incredibly, a rather typical one. The generosity of the Council in granting our extension with the level of resources that we requested was, unfortunately, not matched by the ACABQ in New York. Having experienced what seemed a Damascus style conversion, doubtless because he was backed by the Americans who could not have been ignorant of his measure but thought him the best instrument of applying pressure on Rajapaksahe put himself forward for election as a dove.

With regard to the conflict, we have to deal with two extreme positions which feed off each other.

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.

We call on Myanmar, Bangladesh and the international community to ensure that independent human rights monitors are involved in the process and are based on the ground in Rakhine state until proper mechanisms for protection are established and proved effective. Fortunately Lalith had failed for six months to send me my terms of reference having it darueman lost the original draft I had sent him, and then delayed further when I sent him a copy.