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Rajapaksa angry as Cameron stirs up trouble for him at CHOGM

Commonwealth leaders pose for a group photo at the opening session of CHOGM 2013

The United Kingdom has caused a stinker at the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government meeting (CHOGM) after Prime Minister David Cameron became the first Western leader to call for an international inquiry into violations of human rights by the Colombo government during and after the 30-year civil war against Tamil Tigers. Mr Cameron who spent only a night in Colombo before heading for a business meeting in Dubai, told a press conference he was giving Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa until March next year to order and investigation into the claims or else force Britain to use her position at the UN Human Rights Commission to force the establishment … Continue reading

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