Sri Lanka held the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting.

There were significant calls from many bodies not to host the summit in Sri Lanka and to boycott the event due to the country’s poor human rights record and reported atrocities against the Tamil population in the country.

Many world leaders expressed their concerns. Stephen Harper, the Canadian Prime Minister and Manmohan Singh, the Indian Prime Minister boycotted the summit.

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