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Sri Lanka rights abuse allegations divide Commonwealth

Sri Lanka rights abuse allegations divide Commonwealth

Nov 15, – A Commonweath summit has opened in Sri Lanka with the host facing criticism over alleged rights abuses. Three countries have boycotted the summit over Sri Lanka’s refusal to allow an international inquiry into the issue. Sri Lanka opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth on Friday, welcoming leaders from Britain and its […]

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Outcry over Sri Lanka clouds Commonwealth summit

Outcry over Sri Lanka clouds Commonwealth summit

Nov 14, NEW DELHI — The palm-flecked island nation of Sri Lanka plays host this week to leaders from dozens of Commonwealth nations at a summit it hopes will generate enough good will and photo opportunities to eclipse three decades of grim history — massive civilian deaths, persistent media harassment and gangster-style politics. Instead, as […]

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