Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:32
Paper No. 5700 Dated 13-May-2014
Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan
Examining Tibet today, the first topic of concern to the international community is spread through the voice of H.H. Dalai Lama and Tibetan government-in-exile; human rights. One cannot overlook the frequency of self-immolations being committed by peaceful Tibetan Buddhist monks who seek to bring attention to the situation in Tibet.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Sat, 03/29/2014 - 15:42
Paper No 5675 Dated 28-March-2014
Guest Column by Dr Kumar David
In an unexpected volte-face India abstained from supporting the UNHRC resolution calling for an international probe into war crimes during the final stages of the civil war in Lanka.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:14
Paper No. 5672 Dated 25-Mar-2014
Guest Column by Dr. Parasaran Rangarajan
The United States is reported to have requested a military installation in Sri Lanka as part of its “Pivot Towards Asia” where the Pentagon has stated that approximately 60% of U.S. Navy assets will be in the Asia Pacific region including Oceania, South China Sea, and the Indian Ocean by 2020 .
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 05:25
Note No. 681 Dated 26-Mar-2013
Col R Hariharan
The UNHRC passed the U.S. sponsored resolution (A/HRC/22/L.1/Rev.1) on Sri Lanka at its 22nd session at Geneva on March 21, 2013. The text of the resolution is at Annexure. The resolution was passed by 25 votes to 13. Eight nations abstained. Gabon was absent.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 05:08
Note No. 678 Dated 9-Mar-2013
By Col. R. Hariharan
[This summary contains comments made by Col Hariharan to different print and TV media from 5 to 7 March 2013 on specific issues raised by them on India’s response to the U.S. draft resolution on Sri Lanka’s accountability now under consideration at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva.]
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Sat, 03/09/2013 - 04:41
Paper No. 5420 Dated 9-Mar- 2013
Guest Column By Kumar David
Sri Lanka has become the centrepiece of action in Geneva this March at the 22-nd UN Human Rights Commission sessions now in progress.