May 17, 2021
  • 5:48 pm Record payout for race slur
  • 5:47 pm Get in on the Act
  • 5:46 pm Moving on up
  • 5:46 pm Call for more training to deal
  • 5:45 pm Firms must not forget ‘soft’ side of IIP

Silva was a top commander during the final stages of the country’s civil war. Frechette gave no further explanation, but Silva headed Division 58, which was named in a U.N. report in connection with alleged war crimes. Sri Lanka’s deputy U.N. ambassador has been dropped from a group advising Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on payment to troops participating in U.N. peacekeeping operations, the Associated Press reported today.According to the report, the group’s chair, former U.N. deputy secretary-general Louise Frechette, said in a statement Wednesday that after consulting other members she had advised Major General Shavendra Silva “that his participation is not appropriate or helpful.”

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