An insider's guide to crafting diplomatic messages, Brunei edition

It is 'essential' to include the word 'recommend' in any critiques or suggestions, writes one diplomat.

UN Photo: Jess Hoffman
A UN Human Rights Council special session, Geneva, Dec. 17, 2015.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 02/10/2016 12:00 am EST

Canada’s public servants carefully followed a list of dos and don'ts while crafting Canada’s challenge to Brunei Darussalam’s newly-imposed Sharia Law in 2014, according to emails between government staff obtained by Embassy through the federal Access to Information Act.

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