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  • The Conversation

    In recent years there has been significant movement toward land acquisition in developing countries to establish forestry plantations for offsetting carbon pollution elsewhere in the world. This is often referred to as land grabbing.

    These carbon trading initiatives work on the...

  • Truthout

    As the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opens its 30th session in Geneva this week, 62 leading human rights activists have signed an open letter calling on the world body to ensure justice, truth and peace in Sri Lanka, where the unhealed wounds of three decades of war continue to plague the country's 20 million people.

  • Guardian

    Government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels most likely committed war crimes during 26-year civil war, report says

  • Asian Mirror

    A group of eminent persons from various countries has called upon the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to establish an international independent judicial process under UN auspices to go into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka.

    In an open letter, the group contended that “very little has changed” since the Council adopted a...

  • New Indian Express

    COLOMBO:  In the context of the on-going proceedings of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at Geneva, in which Sri Lanka is facing charges of committing war crimes especially in the last phase of the 2006-2009 Eelam War IV, the US-based Oakland Institute has urged Lanka to sign the Rome Statute that set up the International Criminal Court (ICC...

  • The Hindu

    A group of eminent persons from various countries has called upon the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to establish an international independent judicial process under UN auspices to go into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka.

    In an open letter, the group contended that “very little has changed” since the Council adopted a...

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