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Some Boycott Sri Lanka Commonwealth Meeting

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting gets underway Friday in Sri Lanka.  Critics say Colombo should not host the summit because of widespread allegations of human rights abuses by Sri Lankan government forces.  Those ciritcs warn the Commonwealth, which has its roots in the former British empire, risks losing relevance if it fails to confront the issue.   Human rights groups allege up to 40,000 civilians were killed in 2009 as Sri Lankan government forces waged a...

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