Sunday, May 31, 2009

Working with the West: The way ahead

The Government's triumph over terrorism last week was soured by a concerted effort this week by European Union member states to bring charges of human rights violations against Sri Lankan leaders.

That the Government mustered the support of a sizeable section of the members of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to outmanoeuvre and outvote the proponents almost gave it a sense of invincibility - a feeling that it can do no wrong. Full text