COLOMBO (NewsRadio); A new resolution on Sri Lanka has been presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.
The 51st regular session which commenced in mid-September is currently underway.
Voting on the resolution, titled “Promoting reconciliation, accountability, and human rights in Sri Lanka,” is scheduled for the 6th of October.
The resolution, which was sponsored by the US, UK, Canada and Germany, as well as Malawi, Montenegro and North Macedonia, is based on a UNHRC resolution passed in March 2021, with some additional points.
These include an investigation into the impact of corruption” on Sri Lanka’s economic crisis and the repression of the protest movement.”