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This is the English text of the Sri Lankan government-sponsored petition against the UN expert panel's report:

“We Sri Lankans consisting of Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities who enjoy the newly earned freedom, hereby strongly denounce the comments and relevant discussions made against the independence of our country by the UN’s Committee on war crimes allegations.”

See TamilNet's report on the petition here.

See Groundviews' comment, and photos, here.

Muslim and Buddhist clergy sign a petition against the report on Sri Lanka’s war crimes. Photo Nishan Priyantha/The Island

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