International Peace Studies Public Lecture
“War Crimes in Sri Lanka:International Implications”
Denis Halliday & Mary Lawlor
Thursday, October 77
PMJ. M. Synge Theatre
Trinity College Dublin
Denis Halliday is former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Mary Lawlor is Director of Front Line, The International Foundation for theProtection of Human Rights Defenders.
Denis Halliday and Mary Lawlor were both panel members of the People’s Tribunal on SriLanka, which met in Dublin in January of this year.
The Tribunal found the Sri Lankangovernment guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the final phase of the civilwar in 2009, and that the international community shared responsibility for the breakdownof the peace process in Sri Lanka.
Some video evidence from the war will be screened at this event.
For the Tribunal report please visit www.pptsrilanka.org