9000 people from Tamil and Muslim communities marched to Durayappah
stadium in Jaffna from all directions to show their apprehension
to US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka on Saturday (17)
morning. Protestors walked along the Point Pedro road, Stanley
Road and reached the C.T.B. bus stand and raised their voice protesting
against western powers trying to bring in charges of impunity
during humanitarian operations under the pretext human rights
protestors carried national flags, banners and placards condemning
the effort of UNHRC to bring resolution against the Sri Lankan
government. The protest march walked nearly for two hours around
the main streets of Jaffna showing their solidarity at the hour
of need. One Muslim peasant described these allegations as regrettable
in the face of development on the fast track in Jaffna. Another
gentleman stated that western powers should not play “unnecessary
games” with relatively small countries especially like Sri Lanka
to cover u their acts of crimes against civilians.
shouted their gratefulness to the government and forces for ushering
peace after eliminating the period of terror and violence. Some
banners intimated clear vision of Jaffna people to live in peace.
They further warned to UNHRC not to interfere counties internal
civilian societies from various parts of the peninsula joined
together in the protest.