The US resolution against Sri Lanka constitutes a negative precedent that challenges the core values of the Human Rights Council, and reflects a blatant case of politicization that takes the Council hostage to the hidden agendas of the mighty.
Street plays, pamphlets to drum up support and a series of meetings to form teams of volunteers and take care of logistics -- Team Anna is working overtime to ensure that their Sunday protest at Jantar Mantar is a success.
Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in a statement released on 22 March said that the UN Human Rights Council took strong action to promote a durable, just and equitable peace in Sri Lanka.
“The killings that took place there were not deliberate attacks but ’an unfortunate tragedy inherent in war” (Pentagon report of 2001 on the massacre by US forces of nearly 400 unarmed Korean civilians fleeing during the battle of No Gun Ri in June 1950).
The world’s worst perpetrator of war crimes & crimes against humanity went to great lengths to canvass nations to support a Resolution on “accountability” against a UN member state that has been the only country in the world to eliminate terrorism.