• The whole purpose of the Disappearances Act will be defeated if the past is left out of its ambit
  • In the North, protests by victims indicate their growing frustration over the slow pace of reforms
  • The very reason for the legislation is to inquire into the disappearances during the conflict
  • The Convention will be useful to all except those who had indulged in abductions

Media reports state that, at the suggestion of President Maithripala Sirisena, the parliamentary debate on the Bill to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances (CPAPED) will not held Read more