Rights groups criticize Cameron

Sunday, 05 May 2013 - 13:40


Human rights groups have opposed British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to attend the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka this November.


Channel 4 quoting Pro LTTE Tamil Groups had stated that the decision taken by the British Prime Minister was not a conducive one considering the human rights situation in Sri Lanka.


However despite these developments the UK’s Telegraph reported yesterday that British Premier David Cameron would be attending the CHOGAM summit in Sri Lanka, regardless of dissent.


Moreover in one of the latest developments Papua New Guinea today confirmed its attendance for CHOGAM.


According to a Spokesperson from the Ministry of External Affairs steps have been taken to forward invitations to member nations attending CHOGAM via the Commonwealth General Secretaries office.