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| Published on November 15, 2012 at 2:19 am

 

Charles Petrie who headed the Internal Review Panel with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. File photo

 

Interestingly please note that on P11 a sentence is blacked out. But they haven’t erased the underlying data. So by using copy and paste you can extract and read the redacted sentence

” several USG participants and the RC did not stand by the casualty numbers, saying that the data were ‘not verified’. Participants in the meeting questioned an OHCHR proposal to release a public statement referencing the numbers and possible crimes.”

Similarly on P15 blacked out text reads:

Several participants noted the limited support from Member States at the Human Rights Council and suggested the UN advocate instead for a domestic mechanism, although it was recognized that past domestic mechanisms in Sri Lanka had not led to genuine accountability. One participant said that “[i]t was important to maintain pressure on the Government with respect to recovery, reconciliation
and returns and not to undermine this focus through unwavering calls for accountability …”
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Charles Petrie who headed the Internal Review Panel with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. File photo

Read the full Internal Review Panel Report

  Charles Petrie who headed the Internal Review Panel with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon. File photo   Interestingly please note that on P11 a sentence is ...