UNHRC adopts draft resolution on SL

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The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday adopted the draft resolution against Sri Lanka tabled at council by the Core Group.

The vote on draft resolution L1/Rev.1 titled “Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka” concluded, a short while ago, and was carried out via electronic voting during the meeting of the 46th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

Of the 47 states that took part in the vote in Geneva, 22 member states voted in favour of the resolution while 11 had voted against. 

Meanwhile a total of fourteen (14) member states abstained from voting.

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