of patriotic people in Jaffna took to streets on Monday (27) to
pledge their solidarity to His Excellency the President Mahinda
Rajapaksa and the government. Community leaders, teachers, graduates
and over 3000 people representing different social strata protested
against the resolution to be brought against Sri Lanka at UNHRC
summit sessions today (27).
Northern Province Major General (Retd) G.A. Chandrasiri and Jaffna
District Sri Lanka Freedom Party organizer Mr. Angajan Ramanathan
joined the crowd in peace protest march commenced on the Temple
road and proceeded up to the UN office where they handed over
a memorandum to the UN representative in Jaffna.
expressed their wonder about this sudden move against the country
by some international powers that were in deep sleep when our
country was in tragedy due to terrorism. They demanded those western
powers to refrain from interfering our domestic affairs and said
we are capable enough to find home-grown solutions to our problems.
crowd held their protest in front of the Jaffna main bus stand
and marched to the Jaffna post office to send their memorandum
to S. Navaneethanpillai, United Nation Human Right Commissioner
and other responsible officials including Human Rights Advisor,
Colombo Mr. Cynthia Veliko, Canadian High Commissioner in Colombo,
French Ambassador in Colombo, Norwegian Ambassador in Colombo,
British High Commissioner in Colombo, US Ambassador in Colombo,
Indian High Commissioner in Colombo, Governor Northern Province,
Secretary to the Hon. President and the Government Agent, Jaffna.