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Cluster munitions, inhumane IDP camp conditions and the White Flag incident: More disturbing leaks from UN report

The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General to look into post-war accountability in Sri Lanka. Groundviews has contextualised in detail the Executive Summary and Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the leaks. The Island published today Part 6, which focusses on, inter alia, the conditions faced […]

Petition against UN Panel’s report on accountability: Opposing what exactly?

The report on accountability produced by the panel appointed by the UN Secretary General hasn’t yet officially released it to the public domain. What little is known of its contents comes from leaks published in the mainstream media. Sinhala mainstream media have not translated and published in full the leaked version of the executive summary. […]

No respite even after war: The rape, execution, torture and disappearances of IDPs in Sri Lanka

The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General to look into post-war accountability in Sri Lanka. Groundviews has covered in detail the Executive Summary and Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the leaks. The Island published today Part 5, which focusses on the conditions faced by IDPs […]

Debating numbers, killing lives: UN and Government differences emerge

The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General to look into post-war accountability in Sri Lanka. Groundviews has covered in detail the Executive Summary and Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the leaks. The Island published today Part 4, which focusses on the […]

Shelling hospitals ‘packed with children, babies and the elderly': Continuing leaks from the elusive UN report

The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General to look into post-war accountability in Sri Lanka. Groundviews has covered in detail the Executive Summary and Parts 1 and 2 of the leaks. The Island published today Part 3, which focusses on the shelling […]

New leaks of UN war crimes report: Shelling civilians, horrifying medical conditions and failure of the UN system in Sri Lanka?

The Island newspaper continues to publish leaks from the report produced by the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General to look into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka. Groundviews flagged key points and placed in context what is widely acknowledged to be the executive summary of the report, published in The Island newspaper […]

Tamil National Alliance statement on the leaked UN report: An irrefutable confirmation of events

We reproduce in full a statement by the Tamil National Alliance that responds to a large excerpt from the report of the UN Panel of Experts looking into allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sri Lanka leaked to and published in The Island newspaper on Saturday. ### We have read the disclosure […]

Government MP Rajiva Wijesinha clarifies allegation against Groundviews

Rajiva Wijesinha, MP, in his column published in the Sunday Observer today, expressly notes that, “I have now had an opportunity to read through what is supposed to be the Report of the Panel appointed by the UN Secretary General to advise him on what were termed accountability issued. The report has been leaked by […]

The leaked UN war crimes report: Key points and context

The Island newspaper published today sections of what appears to be a large excerpt from the report of the UN Panel of Experts looking into allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sri Lanka. Inner City Press followed up with a report suggesting that the text was authentic, and that the UN deeply […]