Women activists demand the freedom to engage in political activities in the North
Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) member, Dimuthu Attigala ties a bandana on a female activist at a protest campaign launched by the Free Women’s Movement in front of the Fort Railway Station yesterday, condemning the recent attack on the FSP member in Jaffna
Dimuthu Attigala, Central Committee Member of Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) and President of newly formed "Free Women" was attacked with furnace oil by an unknown group in the Jaffna town on 8th of October 2012. Dimuthu Attigala along with a few members of the party went to Jaffna to participate in an event organised in view of the International Children's Day. The van the team travelled was attacked with furnace oil.
Women activists protested in front of the Fort Railway Station recently to condemn the attack.
The following slogans were chanted aggressively at the protest by the women activists:~
"Don't abduct,kill and threaten the people in Jaffna" ~ women protesters chanted
"Let's rally to protect democracy" ~ women activists continued to demand
Despite extremely balmy weather in Colombo,women gathered to protest against recent attack in Jaffna
"Don't; Don't; Don't use military to attack women in Jaffna!" ~ women activists kept chanting
"Corrupt; Corrupt; You are corrupt; Your government is corrupt!" ~ women activists kept chanting
"We will continue to fight whether you throw grease or mud" continued to chant women activists