Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon on Sri Lanka and #CHOGM

We speak with Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon who was recently detained in Sri Lanka.   She and many others in the international community are calling for an independent investigation into war crimes allegations in Sri Lanka following a brutal civil war in which more than 40,000 Tamils were killed over five months in 2009.

Ahead of the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka pressure is being placed on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to (at least) downgrade the Australian delegation after both the Canadian and Indian Prime Ministers have boycotted the event in protest.