Thu. Dec 2nd, 2021

The Prime Minister of the dictatorial, one family based and militaristic Sri Lankan government began a visit to Italy a few days ago. Sri Lankans living in Italy continue to protest against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse, raising black flags and expressing their displeasure on the plight of Sri Lankans under his government. 

The campaign of anti-government black flags in France also.

In Republique Square, Paris in France – On 18th September 2021

At 4.00 pm on September 18, 2021, Sri Lankans living in France have decided to launch a black flag protest campaign against the militaristic government of Sri Lanka. Since then, the organizing committee has decided to carry out this campaign every Saturday until the release of the arrested student, trade union and social activists. The organizing committee consists of representatives of the following political parties 

  • Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna
  • Frontline Socialist Party
  • Samagi Jana Balawegaya
  • United National Party
  • Socialist Party of Sri Lanka 

Organizers have unanimously decided to oppose the sale of public property foreign countries, demand the revelation of the mastermind of the Easter attack, and demand the immediate release of illegally detained students, trade unions and social activists. 

Reported by Samantha Rajapaksa 

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