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 Post subject: Gas for former allies -Marxist protest in Sri Lanka - Photos
 Post Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:03 am 
Gas for former allies

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Police anti riot squads fire tear gas canisters to disperse a JVP led demonstration against the Joint Mechanism at the Parliament entrance yesterday morning. Pic by Kamal Wanniarachchi @ The Island


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Marxist demonstrators outside the Sri Lankan parliament in Colombo. Sri Lanka entered a landmark tsunami aid-sharing deal with Tiger rebels and raised hopes of saving a Norwegian-led peace bid, but Marxists vowed to bring the government down and Muslims expressed anger over the pact.(AFP/File/Sena Vidanagama)

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Sri Lankan soldiers take up positions near the parliament in Colombo. Sri Lanka entered a landmark tsunami aid-sharing deal with Tiger rebels and raised hopes of saving a Norwegian-led peace bid, but Marxists vowed to bring the government down and Muslims expressed anger over the pact.(AFP/Sena Vidanagama)

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Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and protesters break through a police barricade during a protest outside the parliament complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 24, 2005. The protesters are demonstrating against the Sri Lanka government's pact to share $3 billion worth of tsunami aid with the Tamil Tigers. (Anuruddha Lokuhapuarachchi/Reuters)


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Sri Lankan policemen push back Marxist demonstrators outside the Sri Lankan parliament. Sri Lanka has signed a controversial tsunami aid sharing deal with Tamil Tiger rebels despite opposition from the island's main Marxist party, government minister Maithripala Sirisena said.(AFP/Sena Vidanagama)


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