Reconciliation and accountability after the UN Panel’s report: Challenges and opportunities for Sri Lanka and the UN system

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Asia Pacific Forum is a pan-Asian radio show broadcast every Monday night from 9-10pm on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City and live on the web. WBAI is part of the Pacifica Foundation, a national radio network founded in 1946 with additional affiliates in Houston, Los Angeles, Berkeley, and Washington, D.C. Pacifica is a non-commercial, listener-sponsored network founded on a strong community role in each individual station.

On the day the report of the UN Secretary General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka was released, the founding Editor of Groundviews Sanjana Hattotuwa joined Matthew Russell Lee, the NY Bureau Chief of Inner City Press covering the United Nations for a 20 minute segment of the Asia Pacific Forum looking at the challenge of meaningfully addressing war crimes, accountability and reconciliation issues in Sri Lanka, for the State as well as the UN system.

Broadcast on Monday 25th April, 2011, the full programme segment can be downloaded from WBAI’s website here.