UN Political Officer Condemns Racist Violence as a Breakdown of Law & Order!


United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman while condemning the recent anti-Muslim attacks, has interpreted them as a “breakdown in law and order.”

The high level UN official visiting concluding his three-day visit on the11th, he urged swift and full implementation of the government’s commitment to bring the perpetrators of the violence and hate speech to justice, to take measures to prevent recurrence, and to enforce non-discriminatory rule of law.

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs held discussions with Muslim political leaders and expressed concern over the recent violent episodes. The UN official earlier met with President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe, Tamil leaders and members of Sri Lanka’s civil society and human rights activists