Parliamentary Secretary Obhrai Addresses Human Rights Council

Parliamentary Secretary Obhrai Addresses Human Rights Council

March 26, 2014 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, addresses the United Nations Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka.

In his address, Parliamentary Secretary Obhrai highlighted that Canada will continue to press for independent investigations into alleged violations of human rights by both sides during the conflict that ended in 2009, as well as to express concerns over current human rights abuses and violations in Sri Lanka, including arbitrary detentions and reprisals against activists.

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