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Rajapakse At Last Minute Postponed His Travel By 24 Hours, Diaspora To Protest Today

By Westminster Insider –

At 06:30 hrs BST (British Summer Time) 04-06-12 Scotland Yard informed diaspora activists that Mahinda Rajapakse has departed Colombo . A place has been allocated in front of Hotel Hilton, Park Lane, London for demonstration against Rajapaksa.

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Rajapakse changed his travel plans at the last minute due to massive disruptions planned by activists. Officers On Watch and security details were changed every 2 hours at Colombo -similar to the civil war- to prevent information seeping out. Scotland Yard Firearms Officers were actively encouraging protests at Heathrow yesterday told protesters they would do the same if their families had suffered like Tamils.

It is now apparent, that Rajapakse’s travel plans were disrupted by diaspora activists even before he returned from Bangkok. He was due to depart Colombo on Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 503 on 03-06-12. With news seeping out of his itinerary diaspora activists targeted this flight. Over 1,000 protestors arrived at Heathrow waving flags and chanting slogans. Such a disruption is unprecedented since the ending of the civil war.

Scotland Yard suggest protests be carried by carried out today as well outside Dorchester and Hilton hotels, but  a place has been already allocated in front of Hotel Hilton, Park Lane, London for demonstration against Rajapaksa.

As of 23:00 hors BST 03-06-12, there were no police sentries outside the Dorchester Hotel. However, there was heavy police presence at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane with every entrance and exit covered. A police sergeant confirmed that the President of Namibia was staying there. No doubt, many other VIPs will lodge there as well. Also two police sentries mounted guard outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in Hyde Park Gardens.

Meanwhile Colombo based Daily Mirror quoting Presidential Spokesman Bandula Jayasekara says, President Mahinda Rajapaksa already arrived in London to attend the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee celebrations. And Colombo Based Sunday Times quoting  Spokesman for the President’s office says President Mahinda Rajapaksa  and Ms Rajapaksa left for Britain last night to attend the diamond jubilee celebrations.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:

Correction: 11 am April 4, 2012

An earlier version of this article said that Rajapakse has departed Colombo on Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 503 to arrive at London Heathrow at 20:05hrs  BST.

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    Excellent prompt investigative reporting. Couldn’t find any such details on diaspora Tamil websites..

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      And this Rajapakse bugger who slunk into Britian like a criminal has delusions of grandeur in Lanka – claiming at Poson Poya that Sri Lanka is cut above all other countries and morally superior because of the brand of militarized Buddhism he is marketing to fight “terrorism”. What an insult to a religion based on principles of non-violence. The Buddhist of the world should rise up and protest this abuse!

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    Do you need this kind of welcome in a unwelcomed country Mr President?

    First in Oxford Union for a single unimportant speech. Now this Queens anniversary which has no meaning for our nation.

    You are a President of a nation and not a lobbyist.

    Where is your pride? Once upon a time we were a proud nation

    All these circus not to do a reconcilliation?

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    SCOTLAND YARD INFORMS DIASPORA THAT RAJAPAKSE AT LAST MINUTE POSTPONED HIS TRAVEL BY 24 HOURS DUE TO HUGE PROTESTS AT HEATHROW

    By Westminster Insider

    At 06:30 hrs BST (British Summer Time) 04-06-12 Scotland Yard informed diaspora activists that Rajapakse has departed CMB
    Rajapakse changed his travel plans at the last minute due to massive disruptions planned by activists.
    Officers On Watch and security details were changed every 2 hours at CMB -similar to the civil war- to prevent information seeping out
    Scotland Yard Firearms Officers were actively encouraging protests at LHR yesterday saying they would do the same if their families had suffered like Tamils
    Scotland Yard suggest protests be carried by carried out today as well.

    It is now apparent, that Rajapakse’s travel plans were disrupted by diaspora activists even before he returned from Bangkok. He was due to depart CMB on Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 503 on 03-06-12. With news seeping out of his itinerary diaspora activists targeted this flight. Over 1,000 protestors arrived at Heathrow waving flags and chanting slogans. Such a disruption is unprecedented since the ending of the civil war.

    As of 23:00 hors BST 03-06-12, there were no police sentries outside the Dorchester Hotel. However, there was heavy police presence at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane with every entrance and exit covered. A police sergeant confirmed that the President of Namibia was staying there. No doubt, many other VIPs will lodge there as well. Also two police sentries mounted guard outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in Hyde Park Gardens.

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    Mrs. Rajapakse being a Catholic, the Pope gladly gives an audience to President Rajapakse. The Vatican is also concerned of the safety of their Bishop,.

    Even before arrival on British soil, the President of Sri Lanka is running scared. It is already an interesting week in London. There cannot be other last minute cancellations for the other events in London, unless the President decides to stay in the Hotel.

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    What a shame this Rajapaksha has brought on this once proud country! He has sent this country to dogs! We feel so distorted and ashamed! Rajapakshas have applied mud muck and tar in Sri Lankan history!

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      Kalyana, Tamils are the bloody dogs, they do not have any ahame, after loosing heavily, still battle for their wet dreams. U are totally wrong, what Presidemnt has done is all right. You do not try to bring your undermind personal anger & jelous over the president. If he does not attend the ceremony only it brings shame to the country. Further u can what sort of dirty culture currently practising in the UK, even Scotland Yard police statements are not ethical at all. Directly supporting a terror group is it ethical?

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    Kalyana, what to do? these uneducated, uncultured bastards do not have any shame!

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    The diaspora will express its anger and frustration during the visit of President naturally and will make the British government know ostensibly that all the British Tamils will rally behind the anger than celebrating the diamond jubilee of the Her Majesty. The absence of British Tamils from the planned celebration and appearance at Heathrow demonstrates the importance of rejection of war criminal in British Soil.
    The suggestion of Channel-4 should be taken very seriously to CHANGE THE FOREIGN POLICY ON SRI LANKA. The momentum of this campaign should not be let down and mooted to take the form of elaborate campaign to change the foreign policy on Sri Lanka. It must be the target for Tamils for Labour, Tamils for Conservatives, All-party parliamentary group of Tamils and All-party parliamentary group of Sri Lankans. British government alone has a greater responsibility to the plight of Tamils of Sri Lanka today. Not only the British should be answerable but many of the political and civil rights violations took place under British Dominion of Ceylon. 1956 and 1958 anti-Tamil riots (pogroms) took place under the British dominion Rule. Nearly one million upcountry Tamil lost their civic rights. Tamils lost the language rights and one language brought about two nations. It is under British colonial rule and British dominion the colonisation took place and changed the demography of Tamil nation. Let us not forget, THE HEAD OF STATE OF BRITISH DOMINION OF CEYLON WAS UNDER THE CONTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY OF THE SAME QUEEN UNTIL 1972.

    The UK government, specially the FCO civil servants has much more to answer on the involvement and support they provided for Project Beacon of Sri Lanka. Project Beacon provided military solution to ethnic problem in Sri Lanka and supported by the West. British went further to support Genocidal war on Tamils by providing Military advice and hardware. Even after the mass protest of British Tamils in London, they have continued their support. Unless the foreign policy iof British government is changed they will continue to support the structural genocide that is continued to take place in Sri Lanka.

    Thousands are languishing in the prisons. The people who have released are taken back to Boosa military camps under PTA. Tamils are uprooted from their traditions habitat. The restitution of the victims had been with held. Trauma treatment of the victims have been abandoned in the Vanni and other victims. Education has been disrupted….

    Let us divert our attention to something constructive after the Supreme Commander of Sri Lankan Defence Force leaves the British Soil.

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      When Saroja says that “all the British Tamils will rally behind…”, she speaks for HER SELF. As a Sri Lankan (not “British”) Tamil living in the UK, let me tell her that the demonstrations at Heathrow and outside the Hilton are carried out by a minority of Eelam hardliners. The vast majority of the 200000 or so Tamils in the UK, stay away mainly because they do not want to associate themselves with these hoodlum. The Tamils here have other problems in their normal lives to contend with.

      Since she thinks she speaks for all Tamils, is she also answerable to the human rights abuses of the Tigers, if not why not? These so called British Tamils appear to have acquaired a characteristic British trait – hypocrisy. If she thinks the whites care about the Tamils (even if they are of the “British” stripe), let me tell her that quite frankly my dear, they just do not give a damn.

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        Well Mr Nathan you are speaking for yourself as well. I am a proud British Tamil and so are my family and friends. We as in my family and friends were only too happy to shed the tainted Sri Lankan identity.

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    for all of diaspora just i wanna say this, dogs will barking but hiiel never go dowun??better keep remamber ur basterd ??

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      monicka,
      You are definitely one of the victims of the language policy of our racist politicians.
      You cannot know what goes on in this world with your knowledge of the local language.

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      Not in this case, we barked and the caraven has indeed stopped.

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    Damn Shame to Commonwealth Nations and to the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Nations to invite this War Criminal to this important event in London.

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    Did Rajapakse and his 35 member entourage arrive in a chartered private jet?

    Then someone would have made more commissions because of the last minute!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      DONALD

      When the moon matures in Poya days,more and more dogs like you bark louder and louder.

      May be for you to find a place and relax and collect some merits for the next birth if you wish otherwise the door in hell has been widely open to join your Master bllod sucker.. If you wish to be in SL,a lot of people are waiting for you over there to give due repect.

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      Donald,
      ……

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    Poor refugee diaspora howling like maimed dogs and having a circle …. over tall tales dreamed up about how “effective” they are. LOL.

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    Arrival of Rajapakse photo released by the GOSL.
    http://www.colombopage.com/archive_12/Jun04_1338821236CH.php

    It seems to be a Sri Lankan airline flight during the day and not a night arrival as scheduled.

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      The farther of the modern independent SL is HW MR is a breave lion. Have you heard lions ran away beacuse of donkeys and foxes. Remember you could bray over and over again. There are a lot of sons and daughters that are ready to protect this great man.

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    The war criminal will dine with the Queen.
    How did we let this happen?

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    Some of Tamils who are barking here even not touched sri lanka. they are carrying out this protest to save their ASS, Not for the tamils lives in the North. Cause they know that they wl deport to SL very soon as SL is a independent county now. Cheers Mr.MR..!!

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    Tamils…well done.
    cast the demon out of London….

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    Bloody singaleesh ….

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