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Permanent People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka

January 14-15, 2010, Dublin, Ireland

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka found that crimes against humanity and war crimes were committed by the Sri Lankan State and its armed forces. It recommended further investigations to ascertain if genocide has been committed. It also found USA and UK guilty of destabilising the peace process based on the 2020 ceasefire agreement.

Full report here.

Verdict of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka

In mid January 2010 the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lankan held its sessions in Dublin, Ireland and the attached report is the findings of the tribunal which also details the distinguished members of the panel that heard the evidence.

Members of the Permanent People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka

Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal (PPT) has its permanent headquarters in Milan, Rome. It was born following the footsteps of the Bertrand Russell Tribunal in 1967 on war crimes committed by the American forces in Vietnam. ¬†PPT has to date held more than 40 sessions on war crimes and crimes against humanity in many parts of the world.

The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka found that crimes against humanity and war crimes were committed by the Sri Lankan State and its armed forces. It recommended further investigations to ascertain if genocide has been committed. It also found USA and UK guilty of destabilising the peace process based on the 2020 ceasefire agreement.

Please read the full report at http://www.sangam.org/2010/01/Peoples_Tribunal_Report.pdf

All documents and relevant material will be stored at www.pptsrilanka.org

Irish Forum for Peace's press release on People's Tribunal here.

Irish Forum for Peace's 'Why a Tribunal on Sri Lanka?' here.