Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Sri Lankan Expatriates in Italy rally against LTTE terrorism

Sri Lankan expatriates in Italy held a huge public demonstration against LTTE terrorism at Piazza Castello, Milan on Sunday (July 29). More than 5000 people including Sinhalese, Tamils, and Muslims , had participated for this protest that was held for more than 4 hours. "We are" the Sri Lankans live in Italy was the theme of this demonstration. The aim of this demonstration was to invite the whole world to join hands with Sri Lankans to defeat terrorism .

That demonstration was organized by number of civil organizations representing the Sri Lankan expatriates in Italy. The protesters were seen waving hundreds of Sri Lankan flags and displaying placards and banners with slogans against terrorism on them . Also, the protesters were seen carrying banners that thanked the Italian government for arresting 33 LTTE terror agents in Italy recently.

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