Emergencies bring people to the streets: German Ambassador

Emergencies bring people to the streets: German Ambassador

Emergencies bring people to the streets: German Ambassador

Written by Amani Nilar

02 Apr, 2022 | 4:31 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); People demonstrating their rights is no emergency, however it is the emergency that brings them to the streets, says the Ambassador of Germany in Sri Lanka, Ambassador Holger Seubert.

In a tweet, the Ambassador had underlined that although there is an emergency in the country, the cause and effect should not be confused. 

Meanwhile, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom in Sri Lanka, Sarah Hulton she is concerned with regard to the use of force against journalists and protesters, and the recently imposed Emergency Laws. 

A citizen’s right to protest peacefully is an essential part of democracy, she added.

 

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