Protesters block train with Macrae

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The Vavuniya bound train was blocked at Anuradhapura railway station by a group of protesters against Callum Macrae who is travelling in the train to the North.

The train is unable to move as the protesters had blocked the railway track.

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  • Ruwan Thursday, 14 November 2013 02:11 AM

    You are sure Sri Lankans are a civilised race mate? I thing not

    Sarathsk Thursday, 14 November 2013 05:39 AM

    You have made a very valid point. I fully agree with you.

    singing fish Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:56 AM

    Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others,

    Alistair Randall Wednesday, 13 November 2013 11:18 AM

    Thank you Chris for saying this and congratulations for having the guts to say this.

    Nirmal Kanna Wednesday, 13 November 2013 06:47 AM

    This is a planned drama by pro government group....Channel 4 should visit Jaffna and Mulivaikal.

    Mind Boggled Wednesday, 13 November 2013 06:54 AM

    I thought protests were banned during this time. How do they know on what train the man is travelling?

    Game Kolla Wednesday, 13 November 2013 06:55 AM

    Soon CHOGM will turn into "GONKAN"

    SAM_SPARROW Wednesday, 13 November 2013 06:55 AM

    Whatever barriers come across one day truth will come out.

    Gamaya Wednesday, 13 November 2013 06:56 AM

    Sponsors of the protest making it worst for our country!

    Thomas Wednesday, 13 November 2013 08:59 AM

    This is Sri Lanka's Hospitality & hostility

    MorninTroll Wednesday, 13 November 2013 09:00 AM

    Yes. I wonder if McRae is looking forward to that?

    JOHN DE SILVA Thursday, 14 November 2013 09:13 AM

    good advertisement for the killing field

    Patriot Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:09 AM

    These Villagers in Anuradhapura who are unaware who Macrae is, are protesting against him. This shows the state of affairs in Sri Lanka.

    OMG Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:11 AM

    Yet another case of Rocking the cradle and pinching the baby.

    shan Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:17 AM

    It is same as Diaspora and Tamil Nadu protesters block the Sri Lankans in London and Chennai.

    Mohammed Wednesday, 13 November 2013 09:18 AM

    gud reply machan

    Truth Thursday, 14 November 2013 07:08 AM

    you can just call and let someone know. but these kind of protest are not accidental. well planned and very well planned.

    Dingimahattaya Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:42 AM

    President invites for a cup of tea, his supporters opposite to the President. Miracle of SL.

    Doingi

    Dingimahattaya Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:44 AM

    He will make another serial!

    Dingi

    Just Another Citizen Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:44 AM

    What a disgrace, we are supposed to be a civilized race and we should behave like that. We should handle this diplomatically.

    Exhorcist Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:45 AM

    Official GOSL : No protests!!!
    Unofficial GOSL : Will protest!
    Double standards

    Game Kolla Wednesday, 13 November 2013 03:42 PM

    Protest is one thing while... obstructing some one's path is another serious matter...

    nalaka Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:49 AM

    true the lies of the diaspora will come out soon

    Chris the Silva Wednesday, 13 November 2013 07:54 AM

    When President Rajapaksa visited UK as a Londoner I saw how LTTE supporters laid siege his hotel and even threw bottles at him when Cemeron government was happily witnessing.
    Whatever said and done whether one likes it or not Rajapaksa is a head of a state and even I who had voted for the UNP back at home was very disturbed by the treatment the Sri Lankan President received in London.
    Macrae is a journalist who does not have credibility even here in UK and Sri Lankans have been quite tolerant given the manner he had ventured to ruin country's reputation with channel 4 film.
    Macrae is lucky to get away only with protests as it was nothing compared to what the Sri Lankan president went through in London.

    Dammika Thursday, 14 November 2013 01:44 AM

    It only takes a one cell phone call from a passenger to let someone else know, it's not that difficult for news to travel. This is not 18th century!

    Ruwan Thursday, 14 November 2013 02:09 AM

    I could not agree with you more. Another stunt by this govt to hide the truth.


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