27 March 2013
Sri Lanka is facing a constitutional crisis following the impeachment of the Chief Justice concluded a report by the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute, which was released on Thursday.
See here, but also our editorial 'Ruling the Law'.
Drawing attention to CHOGM 2013, IBAHRI co-chair, Sternford Moyo stated:
‘This is a critical time for Sri Lanka and international efforts to work towards reform must be intensified. The IBAHRI invites the Commonwealth Secretariat to carefully consider this report and Sri Lanka’s position with regard to respect for the separation of powers, the rule of law, good governance and human rights as enshrined in the Charter of the Commonwealth when deciding how to proceed with arrangements for the forthcoming CHOGM.’
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