Sri Lanka Human Rights

February 27, 2012 - 9:55 AM
Government supporters display placards during a street march, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Thousands of people in towns and cities across Sri Lanka on Monday took to streets to protest against a proposed U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on alleged human rights abuses during the country's civil war. Hundreds of protests coincide with the beginning of the council's four-week session in Geneva. Placards read: "Defeat terrorism and allow the development of Sri Lanka," center front, and "Defeat LTTE forces," right. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)