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Navi Pillay’s visit should be disallowed – Hela Urumaya

The visit of the Committee of Representatives of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to examine the  human rights situation in this country  is in no way endorsable, explains the Jathika Hela Urumaya, an important constituent  member of the govt.The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Naveethan Pillay, has in the recent past adopted a hostile attitude towards   Sri Lanka, and in such a context neither she nor her representatives should be permitted to come to this country under any circumstances was the firm position of the Hela Urumaya, said the party spokesman Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe to Sri Lanka Mirror.Further, last March, she was also actively engaged in bringing a resolution against Sri Lanka at the Human Rights session, the spokesman pointed out.The adverse fallout of such a visit can seriously impact on the President, the Defence Secretary and military officers who led the defeat of the LTTE he said.The main aim of the visit of the Committee to blacklist Sri Lanka as a country that has engaged in war crimes and to haul  the president and the defence secretary before the Hague  War Crimes Tribunal and  his party does not endorse anyone assisting such a event, the spokesperson pointed out.  However, on the 16th at the media briefing following the cabinet meeting, Cabinet spokesperson Keheliya Rambukwella has said that the Govt. had no objections to the UN examining the current situation in the country.

Author: TELO Admin