EPDP protests against killing of senior member

[TamilNet, Thursday, 19 August 2004, 08:10 GMT]
EPDP cadres and leaders Thursday protested in front of foreign missions in Colombo against the killing of its media spokesman, Mr. Balanadaraja Iyer (Sinna Bala). The EPDP started the protest in front of the Indian High Commission Thursday morning and then moved on to the British High Commission, US, German and Dutch embassies in the city. The EPDP protestors handed over a petition demanding that foreign governments should intervene to stop the killings of their cadres to the British and US missions.

EPDP protest in Colombo


Meanwhile, Mr. Balanadaraja Iyer's funeral at the EPDP's main office at Park Road in Havelock Town, a suburb of Colombo was held under tight security.

The Sri Lanka army Sepcial Motobike Commando squad and Police units patrolled the Park Road area and environs Thursday.

 

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