Sri Lanka human rights overshadow summit

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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