HUNDREDS OF SRILANKANS CONVERGE IN FRONT OF MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TO SUPPORT MAHINDA
By Walter Jayawardhana
Hundreds of Sri Lankan expatriates converged at Marlborough Palace
in London where the Commonwelth Mini Summit was held to greeet Sri Lankan
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and protest against the LTTE terrorism brazenly
practiced against civilians.
Anura Medagedara, one of the organizers said the Sri Lankan expatriates
of London, is appealing to all Commonwealth leaders to help Sri Lanka
crush one of the most heinous terrorist movements of the world which
is using suicide bombs against civilians.
The demonstrators led by one who was shouting slogans with a megaphone
shouted : Prabhakaran-Killer with suicide bombs.
The placards the demonstrators carried read: 52% of Tamil live in Colombo,
LTTE stop killing Muslims in SriLanka, Welldone President for Restoring
Democracy in Sri Lanka, LTTE violates all human rights, Stop Recruiting
Child Soldiers, Welldone President for Restoring Democracy in the East.
Geetha Erandathi , a young nanny from Clapham Junction of Central London,
said,I have been living in England for six years, I came to shout
for my country because I love my country.
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