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Sri Lanka: Government adopted law to establish the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) as the first transitional justice mechanism

Date : 2016.09.05

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On 11th August, the Sri Lankan Parliament passed the Office of the Missing Persons (OMP) Act which will be the first among the various transitional justice mechanisms listed in the 2015 Human Rights Council resolution “Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka (A/HRC/30/1)default_external link.

The Act is available in English pdficon_small, Sinhala pdficon_small and Tamil pdficon_small


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