Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Protest in Sri Lankan capital against US official's visit
Thu, Jan 9, 2014, 01:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 09, Colombo: A protest staged by a group in front of the United States Embassy in Colpetty has created a massive traffic congestion on the Galle Road.

A group called Federation of National Organizations staged a protest march against the visit of the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the office of Global Criminal Justice Stephen J. Rapp.

Activists holding placards and shouting slogans blocked the traffic on the main road towards Fort.

According to the police the road from Colpetty Junction to Galle Face Roundabout was closed and traffic was limited to one lane. The motorists were advised to use alternate routes.

Rapp, who visited Jaffna and met Tamil National Alliance leaders Wednesday, has said that U.S. is planning to table third resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council session in March in Geneva calling for an international probe into allegations of war crime.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
President inaugurates luxury bus service for pilgrims to Atamasthana in Anuradhapura
-- [2 hours ago]
Prime Minister reveals development plans for north and east
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lankan PM instructs IGP to immediately arrest the suspects of election rally shooting
-- [5 hours ago]
Notice issued for Sri Lanka's Deputy Justice Minister to appear in court
President opens restored historic Abayagiriya Chaithya for public
UNP vehemently condemns attack on party supporters at election rally
SriLankan Airline's Tokyo schedule changes from end September 2015
Sri Lanka Navy deploys lifesaving teams to assist devotees
Sri Lanka national carrier bags three outstanding titles at the SLIM NASCO Awards 2015
Sri Lanka has no comment on Channel 4 'leaked' UN report

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.