Sri Lankans Against Terrorism`, a newly formed organisation in UK, has organised a demonstration against the British Broadcasting Cooperation (BBC) from 12 noon to 3 pm on May 15.
Members of this outfit comprising Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim Sri Lankans living in UK will protest in front of the BBC`s `Bush House` building in London against `false and distorted reporting on Sri Lanka`.
Rani Bulathwela, an organiser told the Sunday Island that in the recent past BBC television, BBC radio including the Sinhala Service `Sandeshaya` had been responsible for false and distorted reports favouring the Tamil Tigers. `These reports undermined the good work of the Sri Lanka government and the armed forces who are trying to achieve a negotiated solution to the conflict`.
`All Sri Lankans in London have united to organise this demonstration`, she said.
In the meantime, Sri Lanka Freedom Party branch in the UK together with other political and non political organisation organised a Bodhi Pooja to invoke blessings on Army Commander Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka who was injured in the recent suicide bomb attack in Colombo.
This ceremony, held at Sri Saddatissa International Buddhist Centre in London, was conducted by Ven. Galayaye Piyadassai Thera.