On the 10th of February 2015, Northern Provincial Council passed a resolution declaring that the successive Sri Lankan governments have carried out a campaign of genocide against the Tamil nation in the island. The resolution tabled by Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran urging the UN to refer the matter to the International Criminal Court (ICC), was passed at the 24th session of the maiden council with absolute majority.
Download:NPC Resolution on Tamil Genocide_v2 – February 2015
The second session of the People’s Tribunal on Sri Lanka held in Bremen, Germany from 7th to 10th of December 2013, was organized by the International Human Rights Association in Bremen and Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka. The second session of the tribunal was tasked with investigating whether the Sri Lankan State is guilty of committing the crime of genocide against the Tamil people. The tribunal was conducted by Milan based Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) and was hosted by Gemeindezentrum und Kiche St.Pauli, Bremen.
Download: pt_bremen_2013december – Published: January 2014
Observations of the Government of Sri Lanka on the draft report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on advice and technical assistance for the Government of Sri Lanka on promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka.
Download: gosl_comments_ohchr_report_february_2013 – February 2013
A brief report released by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on advice and technical assistance for the Government of Sri Lanka on promoting reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka.
Download:ohchr_report_sri_lanka_february_2013 – February 2013
This report was compiled by a panel set up to investigate UN’s own conduct during the final phase of the Sri Lanka war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The panel was headed by senior former UN official Charles Petrie.
Download:un_internal_review_panel_report_on_sri_lanka – Published: November 2012
The response of Sri Lanka’s main Tamil parliamentary party, Tamil National Alliance to the report released by the Commission of Inquiry on Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation.
Download:tna_response_llrc_report - Published: January 2012
The full report of Sri Lanka’s Government appointed Commission of Inquiry on Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation (LLRC).
Download:llrc_report_final – Published: November 2011
The full report published by the Panel of Experts appointed by United Nation’s Secretary General to look into accountability in Sri Lanka. The panel included Marzuki Darusman of Indonesia, Steven Ratner from the United States and Yasmin Sooka of South Africa.
Download: unsg_report_panel_experts – Published: April 2011
The People’s Tribunal on Sri Lanka held in Dubiln, Ireland in 2010 January was organized by the Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka. It was the first international tribunal which investigated Sri Lanka’s war related crimes which was conducted by Milan based Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT), the Dublin based Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka (IFPSL), Initiative Peace in Sri Lanka and the International Human Rights Association Bremen (IMRV).
Download: ppt_sri_lanka(1) January 2010