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Screening of documentary No Fire Zone

Film screening of 'No Fire Zone: Killing Fields of Sri Lanka' and panel discussion on June 10th at 6pm at the Irish School of Ecumenics in Trinity College Dublin.

The panel will include Callum Macrae, Director of the film; Bashana Abeywardena, an exiled Sri Lankan journalist and convenor of Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS); and Phil Miller, journalist and author of 'Britain's Dirty War Against Tamil People'.

Please register in advance by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it All welcome but places are limited.

For more information please download the event flyer: Screening of documentary No Fire Zone [pdf]  

Peoples' Tribunal on Sri Lanka - Bremen Sessions
The Verdict of the Tribunal's sessions in Bremen on Genocide and international complicity has been released. The document and more material can be found on ptsrilanka.org. The Irish Forum is one of the organising groups of the Peoples' Tribunal on Sri Lanka.
International Conference

The Local and the Global:  The Geopolitics of Peace and Conflict in Colombia, Kurdistan, Sri Lanka and Northern Ireland

24-25 May, 2012, Trinity College, Dublin

Follow Up Events on Sri Lanka Tribunal

Dublin Verdict on Sri Lanka: What is to be done?
Main Speaker: Denis Halliday (former UN Assistant Secretary-General)
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - Dublin University

War Crimes in Sri Lanka: International Implications
Denis Halliday (former UN Assistant Secretary-General)
Mary Lawlor (Director - FRONTLINE)
Thursday, October 07, 2010 - Trinity College, Dublin

Flyer with Event Details [pdf-file: 83 kb]

Internationalising the Lessons from the Irish Peace Process: The Sri lankan Case
An article on the IFPSL and the Peoples Tribunal oin Sri Lanka, published in 'The Friendly World', Ireland's Quaker Journal. 

The Friendly World [pdf-file: 2,81 MB]

Art Performance

DUE PROCESS, an performance collaboration between Sandra Johnston and Dominic Thorpe based on the recent Permanent People's Tribunal investigation on War Crimes in Sri Lanka, will take place on 27th of February, 5-8 pm, in Temple Bar Gallery in Dublin.

Download poster [pdf-file: 640 kb]

Findings of the People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka

The findings of the People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka have been released.

The Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka (IFPSL) wishes to state, that the copyright for printing and publishing of all languages of the findings document of the People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka (PTSL) rests solely with the Permenent People's Tribunal (PPT) and the IFPSL.

People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka [pdf-file: 829 kb]

Dublin Tribunal finds against Sri Lanka on charges of War Crimes

 Press Release 18th January 2009

In Dublin today, 16th January, at 2.00pm the Peoples' Tribunal Chairman Francois Houtart read the preliminary findings of the Peoples' Tribunal on the war in Sri Lanka and its aftermath. There were four findings:
1: That the Sri Lankan Government and its military are guilty of War Crimes;
2: That the Sri Lankan Government is military are guilty of crimes against humanity;
3: That the charge of genocide requires further investigation;
4: That the international community, particularly the UK and USA, share responsibility for the breakdown of the peace process.

People's Tribunal on Sri Lanka

The Permanent People's Tribunal (successor to the Bertrand Russell Tribunal) will be conducting a People's Tribunal on the war in Sri Lanka and its aftermath in Dublin in January 2010. The People's Tribunal will investigate the alligations that the government and its forces committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during its final phase of the war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The Tribunal will also examine the local and international factors that led to the collapse of the 2002 Ceasefire Agreement.

Read full press statement [pdf-file: 404 kb]

Why a tribunal on Sri Lanka? [pdf-file: 119 kb]

Add Your name [pdf-file: 402 kb]

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