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Protest against the UN Panel

Jul 6, 2010 4:09:27 AM - itnnews.lk

A massive protest is being held near the UN office in Sri Lanka against the appointment of a panel by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to advise the Sri Lankan government.

Our representatives say that a large number is participating in the protest, organized by the Jathika Nidahas Peramuna. Its President Wimal Weerawansa is also participating. A Sathyagraha is also underway.

Speaking to the international media Minister Wimal Weerawansa has stressed that they will resort to rigid action if the UN will not pay attention. He also requested the expatriate Sri Lankans to rise on behalf of the country.