Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka held a virtual hearing on 08 December 2021, to offer recommendations to the US Congress. Participants spoke on the current state of efforts to ensure accountability and promote human rights and rule of law in Sri Lanka.

 Thue participants included

Ambika Satkunanathan, Open Society Fellow and former commissioner, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka

Sondra Anton, Student Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School

Shreen Abdul Saroor, Co-Founder, Women’s Action Network, and Ashoka Fellow

Neil DeVotta, Ph.D., Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forest University
Written testimony

Carolyn Nash, Asia Advocacy Director, Amnesty International

Dr. Soma Ilangovan, Director, U.S. Tamil Action Group, Statement Submitted for the Record

John Sifton, Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch
Written testimony

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