OCHCR assures support to safeguard human rights in Sri Lanka

OCHCR assures support to safeguard human rights in Sri Lanka

February 12, 2019   09:56 pm

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Mona A. Rishmawi, the Chief of the Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has acknowledged the steps initiated by the Sri Lankan government to safeguard the human rights of people and has assured constant support of the OHCHR in this regard.

She stated this during a discussion held with the Minister of Justice & Prison Reforms Prisons Thalatha Atukorale.

The discussion was held at the Ministry of Justice & Prison Reforms this afternoon (12).

The minister has, reportedly, stated that the government has taken the utmost measures to ensure human rights of the country.

It was reported that Judicial Advisor of the United National Sri Lanka Estelle Askew-Renaunt and Secretary to the Ministry of Justice & Prison Reforms R.M.D.B. Meegasmull had also joined the discussion.

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