Human Rights Council continues Special Session on situation of human rights in Sri Lanka

Click here for the full U.N. Human Rights Council summary of the morning meeting May 27 of the Special Session on Sri Lanka. Click here for previous blog posting on Algeria, Syria speeches: “Algeria, Syria allege ‘double standards’ in Sri Lanka session” Highlights from U.N. summary:

Libyan front group slams U.N. human rights session, sides with Sri Lanka and Non-Aligned bloc

In a speech to the UN Human Rights Council today, the Libyan-sponsored group “Nord Sud 21”, founded in 1989 to manage the Moammar Kaddafi Human Rights Prize, criticized the session on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, echoing the argument of the Sri Lankan government and its allies that only …