Another day of chaos at the Commonwealth Summit.

The Channel 4 team were forced to abandon their trip to the north after a mob blocked their train at Anuradhapura

The Families of the Disappeared, an incredibly brave Tamil group from Mannar, were blocked by police from going in the other direction. They ended up holding a demonstration in the road where police held around 50 people for 6 hours without food or water. This is the third time the Families of the Disappeared have been blocked from reaching Colombo for a demonstration

Meanwhile at that demonstration Ranil Wickermasinghe, the ex PM and leader of the opposition, had his car attacked by a mob of demonstrators:

And Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice received also a death threat.

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DM (14 novembre 2013). Another day of chaos at the Commonwealth Summit. SRI LANKA & DIASPORAS. Consulté le 21 juillet 2024 à l’adresse

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