Despite the presence of police officers and intelligence officers within and around the crowd, protesters gathered in this morning. Shouting slogans such as "the deaths of Nimalaroopan and Dilrukshan need justice", and "we'll send the murderous regime home", protesters held banners and placards demanding that the those responsible be punished.
The protest was organised by the TNPF (Tamil National People's Front), and was endorsed by a wide cohort of other parties including the TNA and the Democratic People's Front.
Slogan reads "Don't they have a right to life? Dilrukshan and Nimalaroopan
Slogan reads - "Justice is needed, justice is needed. The massacre of Nimalaroopan and Dilrukshan needs justice"
Following the violent scenes of Tamil 'Boycott Sri Lankan Cricket' activists being assaulted by Sri Lankan cricket fans, on Monday night outside the Oval in London, Tamil Guardian spoke to one of the organisers, Thusiyan.
University Tamil societies from across the UK have released a statement condemning the racist attacks outside the Oval on Monday.
21 Tamil societies joined together to denounce the attacks and commend the peaceful campaign of the activists,
The Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs, Karunathilake Amunugama said that through the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the 'correct image of Sri Lanka could be depicted to the international'.