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The South Asian Report on the Child-friendliness of Governments
25/Oct/2013 Publication
Summary: The South Asian report is a new comprehensive rights-based report which, for the first time, objectively measures...
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SRI LANKA: Children's Rights in UN Treaty Body Reports
12/Sep/2013 Publication
Summary: This report extracts mentions of children's rights issues in the reports of all UN Treaty Bodies and their follow...
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UN High Commissioner on human rights in Sri Lanka, including intimidation of human rights defenders
2/Sep/2013 News
Summary: Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at a press conference during her mission to...
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SRI LANKA: Children's Rights in the Universal Periodic Review (Second Cycle)
13/Jun/2013 Publication
Summary: A compilation of extracts featuring child-rights issues from the reports submitted to the second Universal...
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Sri Lanka: Do not sacrifice generations of children
25/Mar/2013 News
Summary: In Sri Lanka, many young children have no access to schooling, and their development is dangerously delayed....
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SRI LANKA: Government targets human rights defenders ahead of UN resolution
12/Mar/2013 News
Summary: The Human Rights Council should unequivocally condemn the latest effort by the government of Sri Lanka to silence...
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SRI LANKA: Government soldiers "executed" son of separatist chief
22/Feb/2013 News
Summary: According to the director of a UK documentary, the Sri Lankan army's involvement in war crimes included summary...
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INHUMAN SENTENCING: Sri Lankan maid Rizana Nafeek beheaded in Saudi Arabia
10/Jan/2013 News
Summary: The maid's supporter say she was 17 when she allegedly smothered the baby under her watch. [9 January 2013] -...
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Universal Periodic Review - Session 14
Mon, 22/10/2012 - 00:00 Event
Summary: The 14th Session of the Universal Periodic Review will take place from 22 October - 5 November 2012. Below is a...
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UPR: States repeat call for Sri Lanka to protect girls from violence
8/Nov/2012 News
Summary: The review of Sri Lanka during the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) took place on 1 November,...
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