"I want peace, because I want to make friends from the other communities" says Varatharaj Vinothraj (11) from Yatiyanthota
People's Voice for Peace
An expression of voice for peace and against war was held at the Lipton Circus in Colombo 07, Sri Lanka on May 29th 2006. People from various parts of the island participated in two hour expression of voice for peace and against war, despite rainy weather. This was organized by the National Peace Council.
The objective of the expression of voice for peace and against war, was to put pressure on the Government of Sri Lanka, and the Liberation tigers of Tamil Eelam. The following demands were put forward by the people, who are opposed to war and violence.
1.stop forthwith the killing of innocent people
2.Comply with the Ceasefire Agreement
3.Commence peace talks immediately