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Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 05.03 GMT

Sri Lankans in Europe to stage mammoth protest against UNHRC Resolution

 

The Unity for the United Sri Lanka organization based in Europe has organized a mammoth rally against the US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka.

The protest rally with the participation of over 5,000 Sri Lankans will be held in front of UNHRC Headquarters in Geneva on March 24th from 11AM.

Sri Lankans living in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands will take part regardless of political affiliation. Sri Lankans living in Australia and Canada are also expected to join.

Sri Lankans living in Europe, headed by Unity for the United Sri Lanka organized many protest marches throughout Europe in the run up to the Geneva sessions. The first protest by this group was held in London in front of the official residence of British Prime Minister, David Cameron.

When the protest in France was held on March 19th, the Tamil Diaspora crowd, who hide behind the world's ruthless terrorist outfit, tried to disrupt protest waving the banned organizations flag. French police intervened and dispersed them.

The protest in front of the Italian parliament building lasted for more than two hours. Italian government provided police security for the protest march. The protesters handed over a letter addressed to the Prime Minister Giorgio Napolitano through a PM's parliamentary staff member.

"The Last Phase", a short documentary film will be screened on March 21st to the human rights activists and members of the UNHRC. This film was produced by the Unity for the United Sri Lanka, an organization based in Switzerland.





 

 
 
   
   
     
   
   

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