A protest rally is to be held on 24th September 2014 outside the UN headquarters in New York organised by self called Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) during the visit of the Sri Lankan Presidents visit to the UN. Expatriate Tamil from US and Canada are expected to join this rally
President Rajapakse is scheduled to speak at the UN General Assembly on 24th September 2014.
The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) announced today that a rally will be held outside the UN headquarters in New York to protest Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa’s visit to the UN General Assembly and to highlight Sri Lanka’s refusal to allow UN war crimes investigators access to that country as well as threats against witnesses to that UN probe.
The protestors are to demand that UN should condemn Sri Lanka’s denial of visa to UN War Crimes investigators urge the UN ensure the protection of witnesses.
TGTE also urged UN Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon and President of the General Assembly to strongly condemn Sri Lankas refusal to allow UN’s war crimes investigation on Sri Lanka and to threats against witnesses to this UN probe.
Additionally, TGTE also urges UN Member states to take note of this transgression and raise it in the appropriate forums to safeguard the credibility and effectiveness of the United Nations.