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International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

OMP to release Interim Report on August 30

The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) will commemorate the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on August 30 by releasing its Interim Report recommending the government on several issues of the missing and disappeared.

The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Act (No 5 of 2018) was passed by Parliament in March, 2018 and the OMP was set up in February 2018 marking significant achievements in addressing the issue of the missing and disappeared.

The OMP will mark the day with an event they organised from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the J.R. Jayewardene Centre, 191, Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Families of the missing and disappeared and civil society will participate.

The keynote address will be delivered by Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka Dr. Deepika Udagama. 


 

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