By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Canada designates 4 over Sri Lankan civil war human rights abuses

On Tuesday (10 January 2023), Canada announced the designation of the 4 Sri Lankan officials alleged to be responsible for gross and systematic violations of human rights during armed conflict in Sri Lanka between 1983 and 2009. It said that the Government of Sri Lanka has taken limited action to uphold its human rights obligations and address accountability. Press Release, …


About Michael O'Kane

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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