JVP holds protest demonstration against UN, Norway in Colombo

[TamilNet, Thursday, 22 March 2007, 16:01 GMT]
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), the Marxist Sinhala nationalist party, staged a demonstration Thursday morning in front of the UN office in Colombo against UN interference in Sri Lanka's local issues and the proposed special UN Commission to examine human rights violations in Sri Lanka. Slogans against Norway's peace initiatives were also voiced in the demonstration attended by Wimal Weerawanse, Propaganda secretary, General Secretary Tilvin de Silva, parliamentarians, and Provincial council members of JVP, media sources in Colombo said.

JVP holds protest


JVP holds protest
Hundreds of JVP supporters took part in the demonstration where slogans demanding the agreement entered between USA and Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gothabaya Rajapakse be made public.

Demonstrators said people of Sri Lanka should know the truth about these agreements that quite often sell Sri Lanka's sovereignty to foreign countries.

The demonstration caused traffic jam in Colombo Thumullai junction and Havelock road.

 

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