Human chain protest demonstration in Paris
[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 January 2009, 08:07 GMT]
More than 4000 Tamil men, women and students, braving cold weather, held hands forming a human chain, expressed their concern and support for the Tamils in Vanni being continuously attacked by Sri Lanka Armed Forces, Friday from 5:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m along the St. Antony, one of the main avenues in La Chapelle, Paris.
‘Our leader is Pirabakaran!’, ‘Thamil Eelam is our country!’, ‘Tamils are as the same as the people of Kosovo!’ were some of the slogans shouted by the demonstrators.
The above protest demonstration was organized by the Tamil business owners in Paris who who had closed their business establishments to join the demonstration Friday.