Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday attended the prize giving of the Benedict XVI Cultural Institute, Bolawalana, Negombo. One of the winners receiving her certificate from the Prime Minister.

(pic courtesy Benedict XVI Cultural Institute)

Call for foreign

judges renewed

The Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has renewed its call for international participation in the proposed war crimes probe in Sri Lanka following representations made by the government of Sri Lanka and the four-party Tamil National Alliance (TNA).

The Island yesterday revealed that TNA Parliamentarian M. A. Sumanthiran had disclosed a tripartite understanding among the GoSL, the US and the TNA in respect of foreign judges as well as other personnel to be accommodated in a Sri Lankan judicial mechanism.



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