Karunanidhi said it was tantamount to vesting the power to probe in the very hands of the accused.
Expressing regret over India’s support the USA sponsored resolution in the UNHRC meet at Geneva, political parties in Tamil Nadu including the ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK have asked the Centre to take positive stand towards Tamils in Sri Lanka.
Addressing the session, the Indian representative said Tamil community would also be benefited through the protection of human rights of Sri Lanka. She also reiterated that the Centre should not treat the worldwide Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) with Lanka as a settled question as the constitutionality of the 1974 and 1976 agreements had been challenged on extremely valid and legal grounds in the Supreme Court by her and the Tamil Nadu government.
TamilNet, Sunday, 27 September 2015, 19:36 GMT] Genocidal Sri Lanka’s leading politicians and diplomats, past and present, have used sovereignty as a defense against global “intervention” in conducting investigations of worldwide crimes: war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
Jayalalithaa said in spite of the several steps being taken by her government with an accommodative frame of mind to devise a permanent solution to this sensitive livelihood issue, the situation at sea remains precarious with the dubious actions of the Sri Lankan government.
The resolution calls for establishment of a Sri Lankan Judicial Mechanism with a Special Counsel to investigate allegations of violations and abuses of human rights and violations of worldwide humanitarian law during the final phase of the almost three decade-long brutal ethnic conflict that ended in military defeat of the LTTE in 2009.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, a copy of which was released to the press here, she said, “This is to bring to your notice yet another incident wherein fishermen of Tamilnadu have been apprehended and their right to fishing in their traditional waters has once again been infringed upon by the Sri Lankan Navy”.
Also, she had pointed out that a September 1 resolution of the Srilankan Northern Provincial Council had sought an worldwide probe.