SL Canadians protest forced cremations during COVID-19

Sri Lankan Canadians held peaceful car rally in Toronto to protest forced cremations of Muslim victims who passed away from COVID-19.

Globally, only Sri Lanka and China are the only countries that forcefully cremate remains of COVID-19 victims.

Speeches ahead of the car rally in Toronto

Organizers welcomed Sri Lankan Canadians of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds for joining them in the parade and thanked them for their participation.

We are all brothers and sisters in Sri Lanka, we need to protect this peace in the future, said an organizer addressing participants. Another protest was held days earlier in the French capital of Paris