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Canada’s Liberals call for boycott of Sri Lankan CHOGM

Posted by Pat Perkel

Canada’s Liberal Leader Bob Rae is calling for a boycott of CHOGM in Sri Lanka, citing ongoing disrespect for human rights and democracy.

He also noted that attacks on journalists are “getting worse and more lethal”.

“The Sri Lankan regime has not earned the right to host this international summit, and we urge other states to boycott the meeting and push for a change of venue,” said Rae in a statement April 3.

Read the full statement at http://www.liberal.ca/newsroom/news-release/liberals-call-boycott-sri-lankan-chogm/

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