A group of civil society representatives and victims of issues related to abuses of human rights in Sri Lanka are participating in a two day workshop held at Berjaya hotel in Colombo titled “Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: Asian Perspective” organized by Asian Democracy Network and supported by IMADR AC and other civil society organizations in Sri Lanka. The audience represents around 60 from Sri Lanka and other South Asian Countries. In the first day during the morning session, Hon. Mano Ganeshan (Minister of Official Languages and National Dialogue) and Dr Pakiyasothi Sarawanamuththu addressed the audience to outline the nature of the proposed transitional justice mechanism. Dr Nimalka Fernando is moderating the event.