Leader of the Opposition of Sri Lanka Sajith Premadasa (MP) led a “silent protest” against the government’s anti-democratic process in front of the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo, today (07).
Sajith Premadasa said that the government was launching repression and state terrorism and as a result several inmates of the Mahara Prison had been killed. Premadasa said the government had failed to disclose the details of the victims and that their relatives, who knew nothing about them, were suffering.
The Leader of the Opposition further states that the government was in a situation where human rights as well as human rights were being violated and that he would fight against this repression as an opposition and as a united people’s force.
He also slammed the government for violating the rights and entitlements of citizens, without any seriousness, by a government that should act for the human rights and justice of its citizens.
The protest, which was organized in accordance with the Kovid Suppression Health Regulations and Restrictions, was attended by members of the public representing the United Front.