Tamil civilians of the North take to the streets against the Channel 4 documentary which had been produced with the purpose of putting the Sri Lankan Government and the Defence sector into difficulty.
A massive protest was staged at the Jeyapuram Junction in Pooneryn today. Demonstrators with placards walked in the protest march up to the junction. Tamil civilians of Jeyapuram, Pooneryn, Nachchikudah and Mulangavil areas joined in the protest. They emphasized that it was the President who brought real freedom to them. The Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities were living peacefully. The demonstrators stated that they strongly deplored attempts made by local and alien forces including Channel 4 to hinder this situation. They underscored that the Tamil civilians would have been destroyed by the LTTE if the Government did not rout the outfit.