Colombo propagates UN report as against Muslims

[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 May 2011, 08:51 GMT]
Amid vicious propaganda by the Colombo government that UN Experts Panel is against the interests of the Muslim Community, Mr. Basheer Sego Dawood, deputy minister in the Mahinda Rajapaksea government said that the report should be considered as a foundation to find a lasting political solution for the ethnic conflict in the country.

However Muslims in several parts of the island held demonstration Friday in front of Mosques after Jumma prayers at the instance of the government though the UN Experts Panel is headed by a Marsoof Darusman, a citizen of a Muslim country, Indonesia.

Muslim political leaders aligning with the Rajapakse government have also been condemning the UN report dubbed by the Colombo government as “Darusman” report.

Mr.Basheer Segu Dawood, Deputy Minister of Internal Trade and Co-operatives addressing a public event in Kaathaankudi in Batticaloa district said the Experts Panel report could lead the country to find lasting political solution to the ethnic conflict.


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