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* Canadian Sri Lankans in Ottawa hold a protest rally against US resolution
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 08:25 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 27, Ottawa: Canadian Sri Lankans of Ottawa held a large Hands Off Sri Lanka protest rally outside the United States Embassy in Ottawa on Tuesday (March 25).

Carrying placards and shouting slogans members of the expatriate Sri Lankan community in Ottawa stood outside the U.S. Embassy in subzero temperatures to protest the resolution tabled by the U.S., UK, and few other European states at the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday.

Various Ottawa organizations, religious figures and members from Toronto and Montreal too joined in protesting against the US resolution.

The rally was organized by the newly formed organization Voice of Canadian Sri Lankans of Ottawa.

Canadian Sri Lankans in Toronto staged the "Hands Off Sri Lanka" protest rally in front of the U.S. Consulate in Toronto on Monday. The rally was organized with the leadership of Sri Lanka United National Association of Canada (SLUNA).

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