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Joint Opposition MP Namal Rajapaksa, who was arrested and remanded, yesterday tweeted to the UNHR Commission about their arrest.

MPs Rajapaksa, D.V. Chanaka, Prassanna Ranaweera and three others were remanded till October 16 after they were arrested in connection with the protest held in Hambantota.

In a tweet to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the US Ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley, he stated that they were arrested for their peaceful protest.  

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  • city Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:32 PM

    Well only now you guys are thinking of the UN.

    Barister T. Rajamanogaran (UK) Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:47 PM

    Hay Namal how many times I have seen you with W'wansa, Gamma'pilla together criticizing UN, don't act drama's baba, we know who you are and your dirty father who murdered thousands of youths.

    GC Wednesday, 11 October 2017 03:53 PM

    Why US now? What about China?

    Selvakumar Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:35 PM

    There was a court order preventing you and others from this unlawful protest, now don't behave like baby.

    Rasheed Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:44 PM

    Yes, if you are qualified lawyer then you should know about the Court order.

    Linton Munasinghe Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:50 PM

    Only decent educated cultured people will follow the law, not rowdies and thugs.

    rew Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:51 PM

    I thought these morons were against foreign intervention.

    just asking Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:44 PM

    But talking about war crimes is a betrayal of the country?

    Premlal Gunasekera (Attorney-At-Law) Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:52 PM

    Namal don't worry, your father had already begged Hon. PM to release you on bail. It may work or may not !!!

    German Jacob Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:54 PM

    Tell your father to plead unto Uganda President, the only President he has good relationship to save you. Hooo...Hooo.... Namal.

    fareed Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:59 PM

    UN should tweet back reminding his father's days.

    malij Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:04 PM

    Irony of fate.

    Sampath Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:11 PM

    Is he asking for refugee status in Sri Lanka ?

    Ordinary Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:16 PM

    Can understand Namal's frustration where there are so many other issues that he can be jailed permanently for the rest of the life with the whole family, why stuck to this kind of petty issues. Well done NAMAL.

    BV Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:16 PM

    Tweeting to UNHRC against been arrested for violating a court order,How funny ?

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:19 PM

    During their governance anyone who even walked past the UN office were traitors and white vanned, now these bastards are worshipping the UN.

    Prabhath Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:19 PM

    Not a beggar is worried!

    sanju Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:21 PM

    How is Namal able to tweet from his remand cell ??? Has he been granted illegal privileges ???

    Dhammika Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:22 PM

    TWEET sounds so SWEET that Hon . Namal who is a baby and a lawyer doesnt know what a court order is and still the jungle law applies like his farthers dictatorship time.

    Nadeehsa Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:33 PM

    MR's family wants the UNHRC interference only their family members are in trouble.

    jinn Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:59 PM

    How can he use a Phone or whatever electronic, when he is remanded ?? Law is equal to all..

    karthik Wednesday, 11 October 2017 03:30 PM

    So he now recognize UNHRC,

    Robin Wednesday, 11 October 2017 04:17 PM

    look look, who is calling UN and US. I am feeling too embarrased now, but I need to call UN and US.

    TONY Wednesday, 11 October 2017 10:36 PM

    AFTER YOUR TWEET THEY HAVE DECIDED TO BRING INTERNATIONAL COURTS TO TAKE UP YOUR CASE AND THAT OF WAR CRIMES CASE

    TONY Wednesday, 11 October 2017 10:40 PM

    OH NOW THEY WILL BRING THE ELECTRIC CHAIR AND TAKE UP THE WAR CRIMES CASE WITH YOUR FATHER

    alex Thursday, 12 October 2017 10:02 AM

    yes Namal let the JO agitate so that SL will sign the Intl.Treaty and then the UN can come and save you


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