UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein who is in Sri Lanka for a four day official visit said advocating for a common amnesty for political prisoners would lead to new complications. He categorically explained that it would not be possible to advocate for a general amnesty for political prisoners currently being held by authorities, as experience from other countries have shown that such a move gives rise to more issues. Here, he in discussion with Northern Province Governor H.M.G.S.Palihakkara.