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Resolution to establish special war crimes court adopted in NPC

A resolution demanding the UN Human Rights Council to establish a special court in Sri Lanka to probe allegations of war crimes and human right violations in the North at the last stage of war on terrorism, has been has been adopted in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC).

This resolution submitted by councillor M. K. Sivajilingam for a special court in Sri Lanka under the International Crimes Court was adopted in the council during the 130th session of NPC held in Kaithady, Jaffna at the PC premises.

Sivajilingam commenting on the resolution said that the government had failed to inquire into the allegations of war crimes which are said to have been perpetrated by Sri Lankan Forces

“The government has failed to deliver justice to the Tamil people who lost their lives due to the war,"he said.