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Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CHRISTOF HEYNS ON THE USE OF LETHAL FORCE DURING DEMONSTRATIONS
Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary execution discusses the use of lethal force during demonstrations. Read the report (PDF)
UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT CHRISTOF HEYNS ON SRI LANKA VIDEO FOOTAGE
The UN Special Rapporteur Christof Heynes, reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council on video footage which allegedly documents members of the Sri Lanka army committing extrajudicial executions.
VIDEO FOOTAGE WHICH ALLEGEDLY DOCUMENTS MEMBERS OF THE SRI LANKAN ARMY COMMITTING EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS
This video was the subject of a report by the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, to the United Nations Human Rights Council on 30 May 2011.
The report on the technical assessment to establish the authenticity of this video footage starts at page 423 of the document entitled "Addendum - Communications to and from Governments" (A/HRC/17/28/Add.1)
WARNING: This video contains graphic material which may be disturbing to viewers