By/ LNN Staff reporter
The 48th ‘Geology’ session of the United Nations Human Rights Council began yesterday evening in Geneva.
This series of meetings will take place until the next eighth day. The conference will discuss about 90 reports submitted by experts and organizations on human rights conditions and human rights in more than 40 countries.
More than 30 discussions will also take place. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michael Bachelet presented updated updates on his annual report on the first day of the conference yesterday.
His issues on accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka drew special attention.
He praised the release of 16 former LTTE members arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act. He also praised the President for meeting with civil activism activists. The normal discussion will begin at 10.00 am today and end tomorrow. Minister G.L. Peiris is scheduled to respond today to issues related to Sri Lanka.(LNN Staff reporter)