The attack on United National Party (UNP) MPs at the Mahagampura Port is a blatant violation of human rights by this Government and is a clear justification of the Geneva resolution on Sri Lanka, Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka said today.
He told a news conference that he was prepared to participate at any international probe being carried out by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on allegations of human rights violations in Sri Lanka.
He recalled that his party supporters were also assaulted during the recently held elections to provincial council elections in Hambantota by the same people who attacked the UNP Members.
Mr. Fonseka said he wondered why only his party supporters were attacked and not those who campaigned for UNP.
“Why is the government treating two factions in the UNP differently,” he asked. (Yohan Perera and Sanath Desmond)