Amnesty: Trinco Five at GTOB

See the source imageby Amnesty International USA, Apri, 28, 2022

On April 29, Amnesty International USA held its 2022 virtual “Get on the Bus” event, featuring speakers and actions on Sri Lanka, Tibet/China, Syria and Ukraine.  The speaker for Sri Lanka was Thyagi Ruwanpathirana, Amnesty’s South Asia and Sri Lanka researcher.  She spoke about the case of the Trinco Five students and the general human rights situation in Sri Lanka.  A recording of the event is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNwu8P6_OlE    The Sri Lanka portion of the event starts at 3:45.  For more information about Get on the Bus, please visit gotb.org.

2017 GOTB in front of Sri Lanka’s UN Mission in New York City

May 6
Amnesty International released a new report:  “From Bad to Worse:  Rights Under Attack During Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis.”  See https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/asa37/5564/2022/en/

For more information on Amnesty’s concerns in Sri Lanka, please visit amnestyusa.org/sri.lanka.
Jim McDonald
Sri Lanka Country Specialist
Amnesty International USA

 

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