Ed Miliband expresses deep regret at the failure to realise justice and accountability

British labour party   The leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband has expressed his deep regret at the failure to realise justice and accountability 5 years after the end of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka.

In a statement, released for the Mullivaikal Remembrance Day, observed by Tamils the world over, Mr Miliband offered his thoughts and wishes to those commemorating the anniversary of Mullivaikal.

The leader of the British opposition said that a “genuine reckoning with the past can help lay the foundations of a sustainable peace”, adding that this process is imperative to secure a negotiated political settlement.

“In the weeks and months ahead, the Labour Party will continue to prevail upon the UK Government and others the need to scrutinise the situation in Sri Lanka and provide unequivocal support to the OHCHR investigation.”

See full statement here.

 

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