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HRW asks Commonwealth forum to shift venue

[PTI, Monday, 29 April 2013 08:23 No Comment]

(PTI) An international human rights group has asked a key Commonwealth forum to shift the venue of its November Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from Sri Lanka, unless Colombo makes prompt, measurable and meaningful progress on human rights.

"The Commonwealth will rightly face international ridicule if it goes ahead with its summit in Sri Lanka," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch.

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