Statement issued by the members of “Religious and Priests for Human Rights” (RPHR)

Fr Nandana Manatunga

April 23, 2019 was declared a ‘day of national mourning’ by the Sri Lankan government, with the call to remember those who lost their lives and suffered injuries …

We, together with the Sri Lankans and the members of the international community mourn the death of over two hundred and fifty innocent persons and the injured still recovering in hospitals in the country …

RPHR, insists on conducting impartial inquiries to determine the institutions and the heads of the institutions that permitted this mayhem and be prosecuted irrespective of their standing in the community.

Read the full statement here.

Photo: Fr Nandana Manatunga is one of the signatories to this statement and a member of Pax Christi International.