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Another Tamil mother dies never finding out the fate of her son, son-in-law and grandson

Another Tamil mother who has been protesting for more than 1,898 days passed away last night, without ever finding out the whereabouts of her forcibly disappeared son, son-in-law and grandson.

At least 115 Tamils have now passed away since protests began more than 5 years ago. None of them have received answers on where their loved ones are or received justice for their disappearances.

75-year-old Thangarasa Selvarani had been part of the families of disappeared protest in Vavuniya.

She was demanding justice for the disappearances of her son Thangarasa Thayaparan, son-in-law- Thampu Thiyagarasa and grandson Thiyagarasa Manokaran.

All three had reportedly been abducted by the Sri Lankan military in 2008, whilst gathering firewood in Chettikulam, Vavuniya. Thiyagarasa was just 17-years-old at the time.

Their whereabouts have never been revealed since.

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