Friday, January 16, 2009

Look into HR abuses in Lanka: HRW tells Obama

(DM)Human Rights Watch has called on US President-elect Barack Obama to focus on human rights issues in countries fighting a war, including Sri Lanka, in order to regain its global credibility and undo the enormous damage of the Bush years.

In its latest report titled ‘World Report 2009’ HRW said US leadership in promoting human rights was vital because at present the most energetic and organised diplomacy addressing human rights was negative. Full Text