Friday, October 09, 2009

Parliament extends emergency by further month

Parliament yesterday (Oct. 08) extended the state of emergency by a further month.The motion for the extension was put to a vote and was passed with a 70 vote majority.

There were 82 votes in support of the motion, and 12 against.

The UNP abstained from voting, while the JVP was absent at the vote.

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