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38 years since the Mandaitivu massacre and still no justice

The massacre of 31 fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy in Mandaitivu, Jaffna was remembered today thirty-eight years on. 

The fishermen had gone fishing by Kurunagar port when they were attacked by navy personnel. Local residents gathered by a memorial built in Kurunagar in memory of those killed. 

Relatives of the fishermen, family members, clergy and residents too part in the commemorations. 

To date, no one has been held accountable for the killings.

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