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Swaziland and Sri Lanka to be probed over human rights

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa - His country is accused of gross violation of human rights.

By Staff Writer Swaziland’s World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) and Sri Lanka’s Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) have made submissions to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) to put both countries under scrutiny and continually review their performance in the protection of human rights. The two organisations made their submissions on 10th March 2014 ahead of the Commonwealth Human Right Initiative (CHRI) meeting due at the end of this week. According to a communication received by our editorial team, both CIVICUS and the CPA illustrated the current state of affairs in their respective countries. CIVICUS acknowledged that while Swaziland’s National Constitution (2005) contains provisions on the rights to freedom … Continue reading

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