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* Protest at Supreme Court of Sri Lanka tomorrow to call for independence of the judiciary
Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 10:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade unions and civil societies have organized a sit up campaign at the Supreme Court premises tomorrow to protest the government's interference in judiciary.

The peaceful agitation urging to safeguard the independence of the judiciary will start at 9 a.m. in the morning near the court complex, the organizers say.

Trade union leader Saman Rathnapriya said on behalf of the convening committee that a large number of trade unions and other civil society organizations will participate in the campaign.

Health Service Trade Union Alliance, Ceylon Teachers' Union, Federation of University Teachers' Associations, Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association, National Workers' Congress are some of the major trade unions that participate in the protest.

Among the NGOs joining are Transparency International, Lawyers for Democracy, Young Lawyers Association, Free Media Movement and Sri Lanka Working Journalists' Association.



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