Sri Lanka: Human Rights and Independence

groundviews on why democracy is undermined by the lack of respect for human rights, and why Sri Lanka needs to get together the case for fighting violation of human rights. “There is no way in which effective human rights monitoring can be conducted by national institutions. The National Human Rights Commission is undermined at the top by the intentional violation of the Seventeenth Amendment and the non –constitution of the Constitutional Council as well as by a lack of resources.”

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