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The Tamil Diaspora in Switzerland has held several protests against the joint opposition (JO) delegation attending the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Convention in Geneva.

Speaking to Daily Mirror from Geneva, JO member former Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara said several persons from the Diaspora community in Switzerland scoffed at him during an event he took part in.

“They accused me of war crimes. Most of the locals living in Switzerland were disturbed to see us. They even grilled the UNHCR officials as to why we were entertained as a part of the convention,” Mr. Weerasekara said. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)


  Comments - 11

  • Nimal Wednesday, 22 March 2017 04:41 AM

    Good! Make representations at these important forums and play the same lobbying game as the LTTE Diaspora.

    Ganesh Wednesday, 22 March 2017 05:34 AM

    LTTE too had done so many dirty things ,if not this kind of carnage would not have happened to the Tamils but man like him is not fit and eligible to justify their action being a naked racist .There are Frogs in the well who can appreciate him .Idiots

    D.K Kulasekara Wednesday, 22 March 2017 06:05 AM

    Dear Sir,You are the one and only Serviceman who came forward to reveal the truth. I salute you as a Sri Lankan citizen who has been severely disturbed due to the malicious acts of Tamil Diaspora. This sort of action has to be done by the State Officials but unfortunately, they are faster asleep. They want to safeguard their positions and do not concern about the country. Nobody else can do the work that you have done because you have a first-hand experience.These heartless Wealthy Tamils who live in a developed country make attempts to break a pearl in the Indian Ocean. They don't understand how unreasonable it is and-and they are fundamentalists.Our valiant soldiers tried to crush the Terrorist-movement and not wipe out any set of a community. This should be understood by everybody. Framing wrong pictures to the International community, wealthy-Tamils try to destroy our motherland. Go ahead with your vitally important agenda and we are with you at all times.

    ananda Wednesday, 22 March 2017 03:45 PM

    Sarath is another bull in the China shop. via DM Android App

    Martin Milton Wednesday, 22 March 2017 05:13 PM

    These LTTE Tamil diaspora seem to be a disgrace to the Tamil community. What have they to do with who attends the UNHRC meetings? They have nothing to do with this organisation, except try to make everyone feel they control anything and everything there. Shame and disgraceful.MM

    didi Wednesday, 22 March 2017 10:22 AM

    Well done !!!!

    Sharon Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:49 AM

    We salute you Admiral...

    SL Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:27 PM

    Go ahead sir,we will always be with you .LTTE Terrorists has no option other than protesting when truth comes out.

    JO Supporter Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:46 PM

    They are thugs, drug puddles, human smugglers and terrorist. And this is why people Europe is steering to anti-immigration policy, they have come to realize these people are only there for welfare checks.

    Manek Tuesday, 21 March 2017 10:00 PM

    Also do not entertain the likes of KARUNA in JO political activities.

    MOKAN Wednesday, 22 March 2017 04:08 AM

    you guys really like another war ?

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