Monday, February 27, 2012

Effigies of Obama and Moon burnt in demonstrations of Sri Lanka government

Thousands of pro government Sri Lankans rallied today in demonstrations to protest the international conspiracies against Sri Lanka and to express solidarity with the government burning effigies of Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.

Sri Lanka's ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party general secretary and Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena led the demonstration in Polonnaruwa. He said that people had gathered round the government to die one after the other if needed in the fight for the country.

In recently liberated northeastern Mullaithivu toen Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim protesters burnt an effigy of UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon as well. An effigy of US president Barack Obama was set on fire at a protest demonstration held in northwestern town Chilaw where a fisherman was killed in police fore several weeks ago in a protest demonstration against the increase of petroleum price.

The main protest of the series of protests organized across the island by the government against a would be resolution on Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council was held near the Colombo Fort Railway station in the evening. A large crowd marched on the streets in Colombo Fort as part of the road before Fort railway station was blocked for motor traffic due to chaos.

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