Deshodaya - Natiional Re-Awakening

Presently the Government of Sri Lanka has pledged so much on its commitment to Transitional Justice mechanisms. In a special meeting held on 25th August 2016 at the Sarvodaya Development Education Institute in Bandaragama, the Sarvodaya island wide District Coordinators and the elders at the national level conducted an in-depth discussion around the present Transitional Justice mechanisms and the Sarvodaya Deshodaya Reconciliation Strategy, facilitated by the Sarvodaya General Secretary Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, and Mr. Jagath Liyanaarachchi (Attorney-at-Law).

The team, in principle recommended to proceed with, and to support the proposed Transitional Justice framework with its supporting pillars of truth, justice, reparation and non-recurrence. A follow up meeting is scheduled to be held in Killinochchi in the northern province on 09.09.2016 to specifically meet the Tamil speaking Deshodaya members to discuss the way forward.

TJ workshop

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