The QC Geoffrey Robertson is one of a growing number calling for the leaders of Commonwealth countries to boycott the CHOGM heads of government meeting, planned for Colombo Sri Lanka, in November, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports.
He conducted a review of the process that led to the impeachment and sacking of the country’s chief justice earlier this year, that found Sri Lanka’s legal system wanting.
A recent report from Amnesty International also claims there are mounting human rights abuses in the country against anyone who is critical of the government.
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