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Freedom Pride Parade held in Colombo

Freedom Pride Parade The LGBTQ community of Sri Lanka paraded the streets of Colombo today and took part in a cultural ceremony to voice their rights and concerns, themed the ‘Freedom Pride Parade’. A group of participants clad in various colourful attires took part in the parade from Nelum Pokuna round-about and proceeded through Green Path to Kollupitiya. 

 The participants displayed posters and placards bearing various messages, including the demand from the Government of Sri Lanka to release Nathasha Edirisooriya, who was remanded recently for her comments at a stand-up comedy. Pix by Pix by Nimalsiri Edirisinghe