Talk of 'traitors': Unfazed by UN resolution, Rajapaksa government leans on patriotism and allies.

[ Himal ] - [ Mar 30, 2012 12:43:59 GMT ]

Eager to deflect attention from thorny bread-and-butter issues, the government has whipped up patriotic fervour among the public. For weeks preceding the resolution, ministers implied that their heroic president would be hauled up before an international war crimes tribunal. In fact, that was never on the cards. They also accused the US and its allies of trying to topple the regime. As crowds continually gathered outside Western diplomatic missions, shouting slogans and brandishing angry placards, the government egged them on. [ full story ]



Comments [ 2 ]:

written by Suneth (United Kingdom)
I personaly prefer UNP government. But we all must protect our KING
- Mar 30, 2012 12:59:00 GMT

written by tamillion (Canada)
too bad.. your KING is no more :) he is going to jail soon.. along with his brothers :) yeeeeehaaa
- Mar 30, 2012 17:29:55 GMT

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