Op-ed: Sri Lanka's new constitution from a human rights context
28 September 2017
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Sri Lanka is in a unique moment. Last week, the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly submitted its interim report on a new Constitution to Parliament for review. Delivering a Constitution was a key campaign promise of the Yahapalanaya, or “good-governance” government, when they came to power in 2015. Against this backdrop, though, high-level officials at the United Nations have repeatedly criticized the country’s progress on addressing its human rights abuses.
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