Report on over 5000 missing submitted to UN group

Select NewsA report which includes details on over 5000 missing people was handed over to United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances.

The report was handed over to the visiting UN group by the Dead and Missing Person’s Parents Front.

Ananda Jayamane, the convener of the Dead and Missing Person’s Parents Front, said that the report contains several details, including information pertaining to all those listed as missing in the report, and other documents.

United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances member Ariel Dulitzky had told the Dead and Missing Person’s Parents Front that they will study the report and respond on the next course of action to be taken.

A few members of those reported missing were also present when the report was handed over.

The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances began meetings in Colombo last week as part of its official visit to Sri Lanka which will conclude tomorrow.

During its mission, the UN experts were to study the measures adopted by the State to prevent and eradicate enforced disappearances, including issues related to truth, justice and reparation for the victims of enforced disappearances.

They were also looking to gather information on cases of enforced disappearances, including those pending before the Working Group. (Colombo Gazette)

1 COMMENT

  1. Have you forgotten to submit a list of missing soldiers and
    civillons also your list must be containing including the children takenaway by LTTE and missing in Caction.

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