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Monday, 27 February 2012 - 18:37
Massive crowd to Colombo against external forces; Protests across the country
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Protest campaigns were held around the country opposing the resolution which is to be brought forward by few countries including the US at the UN Human Rights Council session against Sri Lanka.

Our correspondents in different parts of the island stated that large crowds participated in this series of protests which was themed as 'Wall of people protecting the country.'

The main protest in Colombo was held in front of the Fort Railway station.

Minister Vasudewa Nanayakkara speaking at the protest stated that the public who are united can defeat imperialistic forces.

Senior Minister Professor Thissa Witharana stated that since the need of the United States would not end from the Geneva Human Rights Council session a public mandate should be built against it.

Minister Dilan Perera joining in the protests stated that Sri Lanka would never kneel down before the US.

Participating at a protest which was held in Mahiyanganaya this morning, Leader of the Indigenous Community Uruvarige Vannila Aththo stated that everyone who joined to enjoy the war victory should join to defeat the challenge which is before the country.

Protests were held under the theme of 'Wall of people protecting the country' even in Mulativu.

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