Sri Lanka, April 8 -- The 46th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was held in Geneva, Switzerland

It is worth recalling the exemplary leadership of the then President Mahinda Rajapaksa in resisting pressures and influences of powerful western nations

The new resolution adopted by the UNHRC on March 23 has been hailed by Amnesty International and the Tamil diaspora

The voting pattern makes a fact clear that there is a division of opinion among the member countries with a majority of 25 member-states either opposing or remaining silent

Sri Lanka gained independence from the British at the end of World War II that saw the onset of the decolonisation process. What was significant in Sri Lanka's independence is that...