The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has had talks with the British Government and noted the need for full international participation in all mechanisms established to advance transitional justice in Sri Lanka.
TNA Spokesperson and Member of Parliament for Jaffna M. A. Sumanthiran met Hugo Swire, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva.
Sumanthiran explained the TNA’s position concerning the importance of full international participation in all mechanisms established to advance Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka, the TNA said.
He also stressed the need for the full implementation of the recommendations of the forthcoming report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, by the government of Sri Lanka.
The TNA said that the meeting was part of the TNA’s continued efforts at engaging a wide range of stakeholders including Human Rights Council member states, other governments, the government of Sri Lanka and others with respect to accountability and transitional justice. (Colombo Gazette)