International Peace Studies Public Lecture
“War Crimes in Sri Lanka:
Denis Halliday & Mary Lawlor
Thursday, October 7
J. 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 the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.
Denis Halliday and Mary Lawlor were both panel members of the People’s Tribunal on Sri Lanka, which met in Dublin in January of this year. The Tribunal found the Sri Lankan government guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the final phase of the civil war in 2009, and that the international community shared responsibility for the breakdown of 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
Organised by the International Peace Studies programme
at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin
and the Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka