MAPW urges Australia, CHOGM, to act on Sri Lanka human rights

MAPW has written to the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, urging that the Government request CHOGM to demand that the Government of Sri Lanka allow an independent and transparent inquiry into allegations of war crimes, crimes against humanity and other human rights violations. We have proposed that Australia support sanctions from CHOGM, against Sri Lanka, if this does not occur:

  • Sri Lanka be expelled from the Council of CHOGM
  • Sri Lanka be disallowed from holding the next CHOGM meeting;
  • Sri Lanka be disallowed from holding the next Commonwealth Games;
     
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