Sri Lanka Human Rights

March 20, 2012 - 4:26 AM
Buddhist monks walk during the street march ahead of a prayer session, denouncing the proposed U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on alleged rights abuses during the country's civil war, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, March 19, 2012. Hundreds of Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Christian clergy representing the main religions of Sri Lanka too part in a ceremony to pray for the defeat of a United States-backed resolution urging the country to investigate allegations of war crimes in the final stages of the country's civil war. The resolution is expected to be put to voting at the United Nations Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva this week. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)