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British Minister talked to NGOs to understand the situ in SL

2014 Jan 11

Britain Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire met several Non- Governmental Organizations including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International on Thursday and held discussions on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka.

In a twitter post, Swire stated “Met NGOs @HRW @AmnestyUK @freedomfromtorture @SLcampaign this morning to discuss human rights in SriLanka & impact of our attendance @CHOGM” .

“I made clear the importance the Britain attaches importance to continued progress on human rights in SL, including on accountability," he stated.

He said he also discussed the impact of their attendance at the CHOGM in Colombo last November.

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