Tribute by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Following is the text of the message of Secretary-General Kofi Annan -– which was delivered on his behalf by Francesc Vendrell — at the memorial for Neelan Tiruchelvam, held in January 2000 in Colombo, Sri Lanka:   I am honoured to join my voice to those who have assembled in Colombo today to celebrate the […]

Tribute by IK Gujral

We have reproduced the lecture in memory of Dr. Neelan Tiruchelvam,  by the former Indian Prime Minister IK Gujral. Neelan offered his deep knowledge and commitment to democracyBy I. K. Gujral When I was last in Sri Lanka three years ago, little did I realise that this, my next visit would see me standing before […]