UN Human Rights chief Prince Zeid to visit North

ZeidThe United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will visit the North during his visit to Sri Lanka which begins on Saturday February 6, UN sources said.

Zeid is expected to visit former war battered areas in the North and meet families who were directly affected by the conflict.

UN sources said that the High Commissioner will be in Sri Lanka till Tuesday February 9 and will hold a press conference at the end of his visit.

The Government will brief Zeid during his visit on the progress in implementing the UN resolution on Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is doing what has been told by the powerful West. At least few people like us (Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden and myself) are standing against the powerful man, and doing what is right.


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