Marxist party readies to quit Sri Lankan coalition, police end monk fast

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Sri Lankan plain clothes policemen forcibly carry away Buddhist monk Dambara
Amila ending his fast to the death in Colombo, 15 June 2005. The monk was
protesting government plans to enter into an aid sharing deal with Tamil
Tiger rebels. Amila is supported by the government’s main coalition partner,
the Marxist JVP, which has vowed to quit the government 16 June 2005 unless
Sri Lanka’s President Chandrika Kumaratunga rolls back the proposal by
midnight. (AFP)

Sri Lankan police broke up a death fast by a Buddhist monk Wednesday, witnesses said, as a Marxist party prepared to quit the coalition government over a proposed tsunami aid deal with Tamil rebels.



Sri Lankan plain clothes policemen forcibly carry away Buddhist monk Dambara
Amila ending his fast to the death in Colombo, 15 June 2005. The monk was
protesting government plans to enter into an aid sharing deal with Tamil
Tiger rebels. Amila is supported by the government’s main coalition partner,
the Marxist JVP, which has vowed to quit the government 16 June 2005 unless
Sri Lanka’s President Chandrika Kumaratunga rolls back the proposal by
midnight. (AFP)

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