Saturday, May 16, 2009

Pressure grows for Sri Lanka human rights inquiry

VERY SOON ALL OF THESE "SEEMS TO BE CONCERNED" PARTIES WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THESE AREAS

* U.N. rights chief backs inquiry into Sri Lanka war crimes

* Conflict zone may already have become a "killing field"

* Human Rights Council considers emergency session

* Aid groups appeal for war zone access and scrutiny

(Adds new U.N. spokesman quotes)

By Jonathan Lynn and Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, May 15 (Reuters) - U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay backs calls for an inquiry into possible war crimes in Sri Lanka's closed-off conflict zone that may have already become a "killing field," her spokesman said on Friday. Full text
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