International Human Rights Day

Sunday, December 10, 2006

"The protection and promotion of human rights will lead to an environment that can foster peace. Any peace process must pay serious attention to the establishment of a strong system of human rights protection- this is crucial , if we want a future based on justice and reconciliation and not on retaliation and mistrust" said Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Disaster Management and Human Rights in his message to mark the International Human Rights Day