Tamils have taken the Gardiner. What does that have to do with cyclists? Nothing, except for the comparison that is happening (and will happen) between Critical Mass taking the Gardiner last year in whimsy, and the current Tamil's protest which is doing the same.
Here's one example:
8:24 p.m.—Members of Toronto's Tamil community have taken a page from Critical Mass' books, and have effectively shut down the Gardiner Expressway