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Sri Lankan protesters perform a witchcraft ceremony to curse UN officials outside the UN office during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Police have broken up a blockade of the U.N. office in Sri Lanka's capital and escorted employees out of the office after hundreds of protesters, led by a government minister, laid siege to the U.N. compound in Colombo on Tuesday, and refused to let the workers out until the world body canceled its investigation of alleged abuses committed during Sri Lanka's civil war. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Photo by: Eranga Jayawardena
Sri Lankan protesters perform a witchcraft ceremony to curse UN officials outside the UN office during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Police have broken up a blockade of the U.N. office in Sri Lanka's capital and escorted employees out of the office after hundreds of protesters, led by a government minister, laid siege to the U.N. compound in Colombo on Tuesday, and refused to let the workers out until the world body canceled its investigation of alleged abuses committed during Sri Lanka's civil war. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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