Lawyers for Democracy in Sri Lanka speaks out against the Sri Lankan government

Senior lawyer KS Mr Rathnavel of Lawyers for Democracy (LFD) in Sri Lanka spoke out against the government’s clampdown of freedom of speech or any dissent. The Sri Lankan government intensified its attack on all dissension in the run up to the voting on the US-led resolution in the UNHRC. Watch the full video here.

KS Rathnavel also gave evidence at the European Parliament on 1 June 2010 as part of the successful hearing organised by the GUE group of MEPs along with Tamil Solidarity. See the video of the hearing here