Ghana In The Eyes Of Lawlessness: A Call To Action

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Isaac Abban

Africa has been viewed by many pundits as a continent rife with three main evils; corruption, coup d’etats and civil wars. The attention given to these three evils is so undivided to the extent that there is a total neglect of other issues.

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Sri Lanka’s Crumbling Credibility

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Kumarathasan Rasingam

The credibility of Sri Lanka in relation to the settlement of the 60 year old ethnic problem of Tamils can be judged from the fate of several pacts, agreements and undertakings which were made from 1956 to 2009 and the Sri Lankan Government’s unwillingness to comply with the implementation of its own undertakings:- LLRC [Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission] recommendations: The August 1 2015 UNHRC Resolution 30/1 and its delaying tactics in implementing the recent similar Resolution in March 2017.

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Sri Lanka and the International Criminal Court

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Thambu Kanagasabai

There appears to be some confusion as to the scope of functions and jurisdiction of the ICC, and more particularly its jurisdiction over Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes.

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Cheap Justice

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Muhammad Shoaib Khan

Once upon a time, a parrot and sparrow went to a forest. The forest had no sign of existing life. The parrot commented that only an imprudent will agree to live here because it is such a deserted place…

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Give us justice, not lectures on morals and beliefs

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Imad Zafar

Humans in the stone age traditionally had armed gangs to solve disputes. Whoever had a big gang and arms was ultimately the winner in the end.

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Sri Lanka & UNHRC Session – March 2017

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Thambu Kanagasabai

 

Will Justice for Tamils be Delayed for Denial?

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GSP Plus for Sri Lanka: Testing EU’s commitments

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Thambu Kanagasabai

Under this scheme the European Union grants additional tariff reductions to developing countries for imports eligible to qualify for these duty concessions. This scheme, enjoyed by Sri Lanka until 2010, was suspended due to the ‘failure of Mahinda’s government to address reported human rights violations in the country”.

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