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Commonwealth hails Sri Lanka's war damage census - Politics Balla

Commonwealth hails Sri Lanka's war damage census - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Colombo, Dec 3 (IANS) Attempts by the Sri Lankan government to address human rights issues by compiling a census to assess human and property damage during three-decade conflict have been praised by the Commonwealth secretary, a statement said here Tuesday.
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Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM (Roundup) - Politics Balla

Colombo rejects human rights probe, defends hosting CHOGM (Roundup) - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka insisted Saturday that the Commonwealth cannot sit in judgement on its members and rejected British Prime Minister David Cameron's warning of an international probe into its human rights record.

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Raise rights at Sri Lanka summit, rights groups say - Politics Balla

Raise rights at Sri Lanka summit, rights groups say - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Governments attending the Commonwealth summit should press the host, Sri Lanka, on accountability for alleged war crimes and ongoing human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

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Don't let Sri Lanka lead Commonwealth: rights body - Politics Balla

Don't let Sri Lanka lead Commonwealth: rights body - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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London, Oct 16 (IANS) Commonwealth foreign ministers should not award Sri Lanka the two-year chairmanship of the Commonwealth after it hosts the Commonwealth summit in November, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
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