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CHOGM Is Not Where People’s Issues Can Be Solved

  By Siritunga Jayasuriya – Siritunga Jayasuriya The Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) taking place in Colombo from 10 to 17 November will in no way benefit the working people in Sri Lanka or workers and poor in the other… Continue Reading →

BREAKING – India PM , Manmohan To Go To CHOGM In Disguise!

Manmohan To Go To CHOGM In Disguise! – A Satire By Satya Sagar 10 November, 2013 Countercurrents.org Countercurrents has in its possession a letter from Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse explaining why he is not… Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka, ‘Corrupted Journalism’ and Channel 4 News #mustread

Channel 4 News Editor Ben de Pear writes in response to a 222-page book entitled Corrupted Journalism given out to journalists attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka. Channel 4 News Editor, Ben de Pear (@bendepear) writes:… Continue Reading →

#Srilanka – CHOGM is Dad’s Army revisited

, November 9, 2013  Sri Lanka Guardian  by Pearl Thevanayagam  (November 09, 2013 London Sri Lanka Guardian) CHOGM is but a meeting of Commonwealth Heads whose sell-by-date have long expired. But it plods on like Dad’s Army, the British TV sitcom… Continue Reading →

Srilanka – ‘Tamils still being raped and tortured’ #Vaw #Genocide

By Frances HarrisonPresenter, Our World <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/nldVJ6PKUrw?feature=player_embedded” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Frances Harrison‘s report on Sri Lanka As Commonwealth leaders prepare to meet at a summit in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, allegations of rape and torture by the Sri… Continue Reading →

#India — Manmohan Singh to skip CHOGM #goodnews

Khurshid to head Indian delegation at CHOGM Summit     External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will head the Indian delegation at the CHOGM Summit to be held in Sri Lanka next week with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh deciding against undertaking… Continue Reading →

Boycotting Commonwealth summit may help Sri Lankan Tamils: Tutu

Thu Nov 07 By Nita Bhalla, , Reuters NEW DELHI, Nov 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A boycott of a meeting of Commonwealth leaders this month in Sri Lanka could help pressure Colombo to address alleged war crimes against minority Tamils,… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- NAPM urges PM not to attend CHOGM in Sri Lanka

    New Delhi / Chennai, November 6: We are disturbed that the Indian position regarding participation in the CHOGM in Colombo November 15-17,2013 is still quite unclear. There has been a strong demand to boycott the conference because of… Continue Reading →

#India – Don’t shelve human rights and take a stand against Lanka at CHOGM

Callum Macrae | Nov 6, 2013, TNN A few – depressingly few – Commonwealth leaders are currently agonizing about whether or not to attend CHOGM 2013 in Sri Lanka. The most important of those leaders is Indian Prime Minister Manmohan… Continue Reading →

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