Protest in India against US stand on Lanka

15sept_tyramns0_16_2549480eA section of members of the Viduthalai Tamizh Puligal Katchi, Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam, and Tamizhar Vidiyal Katchi were arrested in Tiruchi, India after they staged a protest in front of the KFC outlet condemning the US for trying to cover up the alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka by supporting a local inquiry by the island nation government, The Hindu newspaper reported.

The protestors holding their respective outfit’s flags took out a march and held a protest in front of the outlet raising slogans.

They demanded an international probe into the alleged war crimes against Sri Lankan Tamils and to hold a referendum on separate Eelam.

Police sources said 70 members of these outfits were arrested and released last evening.