Gathering Evidence

சாட்சியங்களை சேகரித்தல்

සාක්ෂි ගොනු කිරීම

Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

VETTING

2015 
In its 2015 submission to the UN Committee Against Torture, the Government of Sri Lanka claimed  a Court of inquiry had convicted 23 soldiers and that the UN therefore considered the Haiti issue closed.

2016 In its concluding remarksthe Committee Against Torture said (para 42) it was concerned that “only 23 out of more than a hundred members accused were convicted" and regretted “the failure of the State party to clarify the type of disciplinary punishments meted out”.

Nov 2017: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime (with JDS Lanka) A 2007 confidential inquiry by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), conducted in conjunction with the Sri Lankan Army, identified 134 Sri Lankan soldiers alleged to have sexually exploited nine Haitian boys and girls from late 2004 to mid 2007.The authors state, “The sexual acts described by the nine victims are simply too many to be presented exhaustively”. 

2017-18 Right to Information Commission, Sri Lanka. An appeal by G. Dileep Amuthan v. Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence said releasing information would tarnish the army "and could be used for propaganda purposes by interested parties". 


VETTING

2015 
In its 2015 submission to the UN Committee Against Torture, the Government of Sri Lanka claimed  a Court of inquiry had convicted 23 soldiers and that the UN therefore considered the Haiti issue closed.

2016 In its concluding remarksthe Committee Against Torture said (para 42) it was concerned that “only 23 out of more than a hundred members accused were convicted" and regretted “the failure of the State party to clarify the type of disciplinary punishments meted out”.

Nov 2017: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime (with JDS Lanka) A 2007 confidential inquiry by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), conducted in conjunction with the Sri Lankan Army, identified 134 Sri Lankan soldiers alleged to have sexually exploited nine Haitian boys and girls from late 2004 to mid 2007.The authors state, “The sexual acts described by the nine victims are simply too many to be presented exhaustively”. 

2017-18 Right to Information Commission, Sri Lanka. An appeal by G. Dileep Amuthan v. Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence said releasing information would tarnish the army "and could be used for propaganda purposes by interested parties". 


VETTING

2015 
In its 2015 submission to the UN Committee Against Torture, the Government of Sri Lanka claimed  a Court of inquiry had convicted 23 soldiers and that the UN therefore considered the Haiti issue closed.

2016 In its concluding remarksthe Committee Against Torture said (para 42) it was concerned that “only 23 out of more than a hundred members accused were convicted" and regretted “the failure of the State party to clarify the type of disciplinary punishments meted out”.

Nov 2017: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime (with JDS Lanka) A 2007 confidential inquiry by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), conducted in conjunction with the Sri Lankan Army, identified 134 Sri Lankan soldiers alleged to have sexually exploited nine Haitian boys and girls from late 2004 to mid 2007.The authors state, “The sexual acts described by the nine victims are simply too many to be presented exhaustively”. 

2017-18 Right to Information Commission, Sri Lanka. An appeal by G. Dileep Amuthan v. Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence said releasing information would tarnish the army "and could be used for propaganda purposes by interested parties".