Colombo Telegraph

Rajapaksa Addressing Empty UN

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa joined the ranks of slain Libyan President Muammar Gaddaffi, deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he used his time at the UN General Assembly’s 68th Session in New York last week to rail against the world’s double standards and moral policing of targeted states and charged that Human Rights was being as a tool for interference in developing states.  Few heard the President’s bombastic speech however since many seats in the assembly were empty during the Sri Lankan President’s slot. 

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