US official in charge of human rights in Lanka

Tom MalinowskiA top US Government official in charge of human rights is in Sri Lanka ahead of the release of a war crimes report on Sri Lanka in Geneva.

US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski is in Sri Lanka together with US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal.

Biswal arrived in Sri Lanka today and will be in Sri Lanka till tomorrow, She arrived with Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski.

They plan to meet with senior government officials, political party and civil society leaders, and the private sector in the spirit of partnership that Secretary Kerry highlighted during his May visit.

The State Department said that their trip will focus on U.S.-Sri Lanka cooperation to further economic growth, strengthen good governance and democratic institutions, and promote reconciliation and justice.

Assistant Secretary Biswal will continue to New Delhi, India for meetings with government leaders August 26-27 while Assistant Secretary Malinowski will continue with meetings in Sri Lanka until August 27. (Colombo Gazette)

2 COMMENTS

  1. US killed 300000 people in atomic bomb attack in Japan, Contrary to what was shown in CNN, some other TV channels show actual footage of areal bombings of Iran, Iraq, Syria etc killing thousands of innocent people. When is US starting to ask UN to investigate these? Why UN office is controlled by US? In general, Us is benefited from Terrorism by increasing sales of weapons therefore US should not involve in Sri Lanka issue as one day it will be a “boomerang” for them

  2. The US will make sure that no more pivoting towards China anymore. The Rajapaksas will be broken into even further.

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