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Denmark: CASTIS demonstrates against terrorism in Sri Lanka

BY Paul Sommer - Denmark

Copenhagen, 09 March, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lankan friends of C A S T I S, (Campaign Against Separatist Terrorism In Sri Lanka) organized a demonstration against the terrorism in Sri Lanka in front of the city hall of the capital of Denmark, on Saturday the 8th of March, 2008.

CASTIS-Denmark started up activities in the Capital of Denmark on the 8th of March 2008 in order to make the people aware of the LTTE atrocities in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankans living in Denmark together with Danish friends of Sri Lanka, displayed photographs of the incidents of atrocities of the LTTE during the past years and demonstrated against terrorism in general.

CASTIS delegation succeeded in making the Danes aware of the brutality of the LTTE during the past 25 years making people to suffer and live with fear.

Danes mentioned that the security situation and random terror incidents throughout the country, targeting innocent children, women, elderly people and many more, overshadows the beauty of the country and prevent Danish people visiting Sri Lanka.

CASTIS believes that the opportunity to make arrangement in front of the City Hall in Copenhagen was very important due to the reason that they were able to present this message of the nature and the consequences of terrorism to many people. The people behind terrorism should be condemned by all.

The Danes are of the opinion that ethnic conflicts and political conflicts should be solved through dialog and democratic political processes respecting every individual’s right to make choices of their own will, without making them fear for life caused by terrorist actions. Therefore the terrorists and terrorism must be defeated to bring back peace and harmony in order to make Sri Lanka strong in the future as an active member of the international society.

CASTIS has also started up a web-site (www.castis.dk)

- Asian Tribune -

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