Launch of the Report

book coverThe final report of the Commission entitled “The Quest for Redemption: The Story of the Northern Muslims” was launched at the International Center for Ethnic Studies (ICES) auditorium on the 3rd November 2011.

The commentators at the launch were
1. Manouri Muttetuweegama,Barrister, Attoney- at- Law, a former Commissioner of Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission, and Chair of the Commission of Inquiry into Involuntary Removal/ Disappearance of Persons (All Island 1998- 2000),and
2. Seelan Kadirgamar, human right activist and a former Senior Lecturer in history, university of Jaffna.Views were also expressed by Mr. A.R. Ashar Khan, the representative of  the Rural Development Foundation(RDF) Puttalam, which is one of the partner organizations. He addressed the gathering on the objective and the successes of the Citizens’ Commission. Mrs. M. Juwairiya, a
member of the advisory group of the commission commented very favourably on her experience with the commission  process. The project staffs are now working on the translation of the report into both Tamil and Sinhala. Verakesary  of  04th November 20011 carried a detailed article on the Commission and the launch of the Report. YATV covered the launching of the report on 3rd November 2011 and its video is accessible on this website under the tab "Media".

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