06 Feb '11, 1am

LKA Sri Lanka opposition warns of Arab-style uprising: COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka's main opposition on Satur...

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka's main opposition on Saturday warned of an uprising, a day after ruling party activists unleashed violent attacks against demonstrators seeking the release of a jailed opposition leader. The United National Party (UNP) said repeated violence against the opposition, arson attacks on anti-government news organisations and arrests of student leaders could lead to protests similar to those sweeping the Arab world. "The rulers cannot suppress the people forever," UNP deputy leader Karu Jayasuriya said in a statement. "We urge the government to look at what is happening in the Arab world and learn a lesson." Violence erupted in the capital on Friday night when ruling party activists attacked a UNP-led march demanding the release of their presidential candidate and former army chief Sarath Fonseka, who is serving a 30-month prison term. At least fou...

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