UNHRC adopts revised resolution to enhance monitoring on human rights in Sri Lanka

The UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday adopted a revised resolution to enhance its monitoring and reporting on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, including on progress in reconciliation and accountability.

The resolution was adopted by the 47-member Council after 22 members voted in favour of the document at the ongoing 46th UNHRC session in Geneva, Switzerland.

India and Japan were among 14 countries that abstained from voting. Eleven countries, including Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, and Russia, voted against the resolution.

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