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Sri Lanka’s Joint Opposition stages protest outside UN Human Rights Council

Photographs: @vajirasumeda

Members of Sri Lanka’s Joint Opposition staged a protest outside the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday.

Sri Lankan parliamentarians Dullas Alahapperuma, Udaya Gammanpila, Prasanna Ranatunga, Rohitha Abeygunawardena and Bandula Gunawardena were reportedly amongst those present at the demonstration, which saw a few dozen protestors waving Sri Lankan flags.


Placards were also held stating that Sri Lankan troops were engaged in a “humanitarian mission” and for the protection of military “war heroes”.

See video footage from Geneva courtesy of LankaSri below.

Also see our post from earlier this year: Sri Lankans in London protest against war crimes trials (14 Feb 2016)

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