Colombo forces Tamils to sign petition against UN: Srikantha
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 05:53 GMT]
Former Tamil National Aliance parliamentarians N. Srikantha,and M.K Sivajilingam, who formed Tamil National Liberation Alliance (TNLA), blamed Colombo on Monday for continuing to lead the Sinhala masses on a racial path and for forcing the Tamils in Colombo to sign their petition against the United Nations Expert Panel report. Tamil civilians traveling in buses in Colombo are being forced to sign the petitions by extremist Sinhala elements, Mr. Srikantha, a Colombo based Tamil politician, told journalists in Jaffna at a press meeting held in Jaffna Monday evening.
Meanwhile, Mr. Sivajilingam urged key leaders of all Tamil political parties in the island and the Eezham Tamil intellectuals and activists of all shades of political opinion in and outside the island to come together in forging a common grounds in demanding action from the International Community, India that was a partner in the war crimes and the Sri Lanka state.