19 September 2012
As Vijayaraj - the 26-year-old who self-immolated in protest against the visit by Rajapaksa to India - was dying from 95% burns, the Sri Lankan president's spokesperson, Bandula Jayasekara, exemplified Sri Lanka's response to the deaths of Tamils who protest.
A Twitter conversation that took place on Wednesday between Jayasekara and an opposition supporter who goes by the alias 'Fonseka2010' has been reproduced below:
Bandula Jayasekara: President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrives in New Delhi
Fonseka2010: 70 millions Tamils will self immolate, we are told
Bandula Jayasekara: :)
In Sri Lanka, when it comes to the deaths of Tamils, there is no opposition.
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