By Colombo Telegraph –
“The Canadian Bar Association was encouraged that The Honourable Hugh Segal raised this critical situation during a Senate debate on December 12, 2012. We ask the Canadian government to urge the Sri Lankan President, before January 8, to reconsider the current impeachment proceedings and, longer term, to adopt a judicial impeachment process which serves to strengthen the rule of law and administration of justice. We would be pleased to assist you in this regard in any way possible. “ the president of the Canadian Bar Robert C. Brun, Q.C. wrote to the Minister of Foreign Affairs John Barid.
I write to express the concern of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) regarding the ongoing impeachment proceedings against Sri Lankan Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake and to offer the CBA’s support and assistance for any efforts the Government of Canada may be undertaking to investigate or address this situation, he said.
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