View of Sri Lankan populace through barbed wire.

Sri Lankan civil war. Image: Andy Freifeld/Pinterest, from Regarding Rights site

The role of civil society in Sri Lanka’s Universal Periodic Review

12th December 2016

In this Regarding Rights blog post, former ANU alumna Kirsty Anantharajah, explores how the proactive participation of civil society pushed back against the rights ritualism displayed by the Sri Lankan state at the Universal Periodic Review.

Read the entire blog post on the Regarding Rights blog.

About Regarding Rights:

Regarding Rights is an initiative of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ). Under the auspices of Professor Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship Project ‘Strengthening the international human rights system: rights, regulation and ritualism’, Regarding Rights provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

Interested contributors should contact the editor Emma Larking.

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