[QODLink]
Asia

Sri Lanka human rights overshadow summit

Allegations of human rights violations have led to several high profile boycotts of Commonwealth Summit.

Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 03:39
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Dozens of world leaders are gathering in Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Summit.
 
But the meeting's been overshadowed by allegations of human rights violations by the Sri Lankan government.
 
It's led to several high profile boycotts.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports.

45

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Featured
As nuclear age approaches eighth decade, visitors flock to historic bomb craters at New Mexico test sites.
Venezuela's president lacks the charisma and cult of personality maintained by the late Hugo Chavez.
Despite the Geneva deal, anti-government protesters in Ukraine's eastern regions don't intend to leave any time soon.
Since independence, Zimbabwe has faced food shortages, hyperinflation - and several political crises.
After a sit-in protest at Poland's parliament, lawmakers are set to raise government aid to carers of disabled youth.
join our mailing list