The long-term security of Sri Lanka depends on respecting human rights – US

The United States Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson Jalina Porter says that the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution to promote human rights in Sri Lanka and she called on Sri lanka to safeguard rights of ethnic and religios minorities.

“The United States co-sponsored this resolution and together with the international community calls on Sri Lanka to safeguard the rights of ​ethnic and religious minorities, human rights defenders, and civil society actors, and to take credible and meaningful steps to address its past, promote reconciliation, and guarantee equal access to justice for all its people,” she said.

She said that the long-term security and prosperity of Sri Lanka depends on respecting human rights today and committing to peace and reconciliation for the future

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